WRS News Online for Employees
Jan 31, 2022 9:00am January 2022 Edition

The WRS at 40 Years

ETF Secretary Voelker: January 1 marked 40 years since legislation implementing the WRS became effective. What do you get a retirement system on its anniversary? The ruby is regarded as promoting wealth and knowledge. It is also a protector of possessions. Amazing—these are also some of the key qualities of the WRS.

WRS News Online for Employees
Jan 31, 2022 8:00am January 2022 Edition

Upcoming Governing Board Meetings 2022

Find out when the governing boards of the WRS the SWIB Board of trustees are scheduled to meet.

WRS News Online for Employees
Jan 31, 2022 8:00am January 2022 Edition

What's Your Financial Plan?

The beginning of the year is a good time to re-evaluate your goals and create a new financial plan to make it all happen. No matter your goals – buying a car, paying down credit card debt, budgeting for household repairs – be sure to make saving for your retirement a part of your financial plan.

WRS News Online for Employees
Jan 31, 2022 8:00am January 2022 Edition

Wisconsin Deferred Compensation Program News

There’s so much to share about the WDC! Financial planners are now available to help you build a financial plan for a successful future. Take a moment to check your savings rate and asset allocation. Are you ready for a personalized retirement readiness reviews?

WRS News Online for Employees
Jan 31, 2022 8:00am January 2022 Edition

Health Benefits Update: Free COVID-19 Test Kits

Most group health insurance program members can now purchase over-the-counter COVID-19 diagnostic test kits at no cost. And we've got information on how to find a vaccine appointment, and much more.

WRS News Online for Employees
Jan 31, 2022 8:00am January 2022 Edition

Construction Begins on new SWIB Office Building

Construction of the new SWIB office building at Madison Yards Hill Farms is officially under way. Project developers held a groundbreaking ceremony in September.

WRS News Online for Employees
Jan 31, 2022 8:00am January 2022 Edition

Board of Trustees Approve Changes to Asset Allocation Targets

Striking an appropriate balance between the risk taken and returns generated is crucial in helping keep the WRS among the only fully funded public pension systems in the country. The results of SWIB’s annual asset allocation review were recently approved by the Board of Trustees.