Whether you are a new employee learning about your WRS retirement benefits, a member planning to retire or a retiree , we have the information you need to have a successful retirement. Navigate to our WRS Retirement Benefit section or the Wisconsin Deferred Compensation section to learn how each of these benefits work. Step into the Saving for Retirement section to learn how your retirement benefit is calculated, how to boost your retirement benefit and see more resources to plan for the future. Use the Planning for Retirement section if you are thinking about retiring soon or are ready to apply. Check out our Living in Retirement section for information about how your benefits work during retirement and what you need to do if you decide to return to work.