Department News
Sep 5, 2019 12:00pm

September Newsletters for Members

The September editions of WRS News and WRS News Online, co-published by ETF and SWIB, are now available! Highlights include health insurance premiums to increase for 2020; ETF’s projections for Core annuity adjustments; Legislative Update; SWIB’s private debt portfolio unique among public pensions, and much more.

WRS News Online for Employees
Sep 1, 2019 11:00pm Sept 2019 Edition

Drummond Recognized for Driving Asset Management Innovation

Chief Investment Officer magazine named SWIB Funds Alpha Manager Derek Drummond to its Class of 2019 NextGens list of money management professionals seen as rising leaders in the investment industry.

WRS News Online for Employees
Sep 1, 2019 12:00pm Sept 2019 Edition

ALEX Online Tool Helps Evaluate Options and Costs

If you need help navigating health insurance plan designs and supplemental benefits, or if you have questions about how your insurance works, try using ALEX—it’s like having your own personal benefits counselor!

WRS News Online for Employees
Sep 1, 2019 12:00pm Sept 2019 Edition

Deadline for Canceling Variable Fund Participation

An article in the May edition of WRS News Online included provided basic information about how participation in the Variable Trust Fund affects your WRS account. If you want to cancel your participation, here is the form and information on filing deadlines.

WRS News Online for Employees
Sep 1, 2019 12:00pm Sept 2019 Edition

SWIB Invests in Technology and People

SWIB’s investment strategy is to grow and protect the trust funds of the WRS. To continue to be a premier public pension asset manager, SWIB must also invest in itself. Read how SWIB invests in the technology and people needed to manage more than $108 billion in WRS trust funds.

WRS News Online for Employees
Sep 1, 2019 12:00pm Sept 2019 Edition

Well Wisconsin Program Update

Keep your happy, healthy way of life going by making your health a priority. Learn how the Well Wisconsin Program can help get you there. Schedule a health screening, complete a well-being activity, etc.

WRS News Online for Employees
Sep 1, 2019 12:00pm Sept 2019 Edition

Upcoming Governing Board Meetings

Find out when the governing boards of the Wisconsin Retirement System and the SWIB Board of trustees are scheduled to meet.