There’s a lot to share about the WDC! Topics include tips for keeping your account safe and secure; new IRS contribution limits; and a popular investment option is changing its share class – and comes with a lower expense ratio.
Are you one of the approximately 37,000 active employees currently participating the Variable Trust Fund? ETF encourages you periodically review and understand how the Variable Fund affects your benefits, both before and during retirement.
Annual interest is credited each December 31 on monies that have been in the system for the full calendar year. This information can be found on your WRS Annual Statement of Benefits, distributed each April.
Your WRS account is credited annually with the effective rate of interest. ETF will announce rates in February. In the meantime, see ETF’s projections for the Core effective rate and the Core annuity adjustment (for retirees).
In the newest episode of the SWIB Podcast, hear how SWIB works with actuaries from GRS to peer into the future to keep the WRS positioned to remain one of the only fully funded public pension funds in the country.
Here are three new videos to help group health program members – whether new enrollees or long-time participants, retired or non-retired – understand how their benefits work and how to transition care to a new plan.