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Wisconsin Department of Employee Trust Funds

ETF administers retirement, insurance and other benefit programs for state and local government employees and retirees of the Wisconsin Retirement System.

Act Now Open Enrollment October 1-26, 2019
WRS Strong Fact
Strong for Wisconsin
WRS:
Well Designed = Well Funded
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Proud WRS Member
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It’s Your Choice 2019

The It's Your Choice 2019 open enrollment period runs October 1-26. Members may enroll in or make changes to health benefits, such as choosing a different plan design, health plan, or coverage level. Watch this video to review important changes effective January 1, things to consider and helpful decision-making tools. Attend a benefits fair near you.

ETF Financial Fitness Program

Time is running out to sign up for ETF's FREE Financial Fitness Program with:

  • Dozens of tutorials, calculators and tools in the Online Financial Fitness Academy;
  • Financial Fitness Advisors who help you understand your personal financial situation and help you set goals, create a plan, and much more!

The finish line is near – you can do it! Stay strong and take control of your financial future today. Offer ends December 31!

Supplement Your Retirement Savings

The Wisconsin Deferred Compensation Program is a great resource that can help you achieve your retirement financial goals. Take advantage of the WDC's expanded schedule of convenient monthly and quarterly informational sessions held at locations throughout the state. To find and register for a meeting near you, use the WDC's online "Schedule A Meeting" tab or contact your WDC local plan representative. Please note: Restricted meetings are for employees of the scheduled location only.

WRS: Well Designed = Well Funded

The WRS is a hybrid defined benefit plan containing elements of both a 401(k) or defined contribution plan and a defined benefit plan. Our public pension plan is nearly 100% funded due to fiscal discipline, unique plan design and robust governance. Learn more why the WRS is strong for Wisconsin.

Stay Connected

For important news and updates about WRS benefits and services, watch our website, sign up for ETF E-mail Updates on topics of interest, follow us on Twitter, and check out our online educational resources.

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Preliminary
WRS Performance*

As of September 30, 2018

Core: 3.5%
Variable: 6.6%

*Subject to final calculation