Well Wisconsin Radio is better than ever in 2022 –- and podcasting! Check out the growing library of episodes that discuss health and well-being topics with experts from around the state. We also bring you news of upcoming –- and fun -- Well Wisconsin challenges and a reminder about the Oct. 14 participation deadline.
Money paid to and spent by WRS participants has a ripple effect on Wisconsin's economy. Here we review Pensionomics, an annual analysis that calculates each
state’s economic benefit stemming from state and local pension payments, including the WRS.
This year marks 40 years since legislation implementing the WRS became effective. Over the years, strong legislative oversight has fundamentally shaped the WRS and the benefits administered by ETF. Here’s a review of our journey, beginning with the efforts of an 80-year-old state employee who is credited with compelling a governor to change his mind on a vetoed bill.
So, your official retirement estimate/application from ETF has arrived in the mail. What should you do next? Review these tips and educational resources so you understand your options and ultimately avoid mistakes that would cause your application to be returned or even voided.
ETF Secretary John Voelker and SWIB Executive Director/Chief Investment Officer Edwin Denson are keynote speakers at the Wisconsin Coalition of Annuitants Annual Conference. Retirees are invited to attend the virtual conference, which will be held in two half-day sessions on May 5 and May 19.