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10 minutes
Retired couple biking.

5 Basic Steps to Your Retirement

Thinking about retiring in the next 12 months? We’ll walk you through the process. Watch this video at your leisure on demand 24/7.

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2 minutes
12 months to retirement timeline

Applying for Retirement

A 3 video series describing the process of applying for WRS retirement benefits. It includes how to request a retirement estimates and application, make a retirement appointment with ETF, and filling out and submitting your application.

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11 minutes
Alarm clock, coins, plant, and picture of couple walking on the beach.

Beneficiary Designations

Learn what happens to your WRS account when you pass away, why it's important to designate a beneficiary and the importance of keeping your account up to date.

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14 minutes
Retirees biking.

Choosing When to Retire

Did you know that when you retire you can change how much money you get in retirement? We'll also answer one of the most common questions we receive: "Should I retire in December or January?" Watch this video about the topic on demand 24/7.

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5 minutes
Woman reviewing health benefits materials

Health Benefits in Retirement

A 3 video series describing what you need to know about your health benefits for state, UW and local participants.

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10 minutes
Women and man carrying bikes on a hill.

How to Use ETF's Online Retirement Calculator

Curious about how much money you'll get during retirement? The retirement calculator lets you see how much money you may get in the future. Watch this video about the topic on demand 24/7.

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26 minutes
Middle age couple with mountain bikes.

Preparing for Your Retirement

Planning to retire in the next 5 years? Learn about your steps to retire with the WRS. Watch this video at your leisure on demand 24/7.