WRS News Online for Employees
Apr 29, 2020 12:00pm May 2020 Edition

Did You Know You Can Add Money to Your WRS Account?

Your deposits – called additional contributions – are invested in the WRS trust funds and earn the effective rate of interest each year. There are also other ways to increase your retirement income.

WRS News Online for Employees
Apr 29, 2020 12:00pm May 2020 Edition

Upcoming Governing Board Meetings

Find out when the next scheduled meetings are set for the Group Insurance Board, the WRS retirement boards (ETF Board, Teachers Retirement Board, and Wisconsin Retirement Board), the Deferred Compensation Board, and the SWIB Board of Trustees.

WRS News Online for Employees
Apr 29, 2020 12:00pm May 2020 Edition

Stay Well, Wisconsin!

Take advantage of the many well-being resources on the StayWell wellness portal to help keep your immune system strong. Visit with a health coach, get healthy recipes, access free online home workouts, and more.

WRS News Online for Employees
Apr 29, 2020 12:00pm May 2020 Edition

Delivery of Statement of Benefits Delayed for Local Government Employees

Most state employees have received their January 1, 2020 Wisconsin Retirement System annual Statement of Benefits. But there has been a delay for local government employees. Local government employees include those of cities, townships, villages, school districts, or technical colleges.

WRS News Online for Employees
Apr 29, 2020 12:00pm May 2020 Edition

Webinar: Preparing for Your Retirement

If retirement is beginning to appear on your horizon, then make Preparing for Your Retirement a priority. Topics covered include how to enhance benefits while still working, how to retire, when to retire, return-to-work rules, and much more.

WRS News Online for Employees
Apr 29, 2020 12:00pm May 2020 Edition

Check Out These Timely ETF Webinars

Check out ETF webinars in high demand at this time of year for WRS employees. All webinars are live, presented by an ETF benefits specialist, and include time for Q&As at the end of the session.

WRS News Online for Employees
Apr 29, 2020 12:00pm May 2020 Edition

SWIB: Focus is on Long-Term Strategy

The uncertainty of COVID-19 has had a major impact on global financial markets. The State of Wisconsin Investment Board is continuing to monitor, analyze, and respond to market conditions. Here is a status update.

WRS News Online for Employees
Apr 29, 2020 12:00pm May 2020 Edition

WDC: Personal Investing and Market Turmoil

Here’s an update from the Wisconsin Deferred Compensation Program, including reminders about personal investing and market turmoil, enhanced security of online services, appointments with local plan reps, and more.