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Wisconsin Retirement System Resources

Here are some additional tools and resources that were referenced in Member Benefits’ “20 FAQs You Should Know About WRS” eBook.

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Social Security Administration website

When To Start Receiving Retirement Benefits

(source: Social Security Administration)         

Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS) website

(administered by the Department of Employee Trust Funds (ETF))  

Calculating your Retirement Benefits brochure

(source: ETF)


ETF video collection (source: ETF)

The Wisconsin Department of Employee Trust Funds (ETF) has organized their collection of educational videos into stages of membership: New Employee, Mid Career, Nearing Retirement and Retired.


Impact of withdrawals

This calculator is designed to help you determine how much of your savings remains after a series of withdrawals.

Retirement income

Use this calculator to determine how much monthly income your retirement savings may provide you in retirement.

Social Security Retirement Estimator (source: SSA)

Estimate your potential benefit amounts using different retirement dates and levels of future earnings.

Wisconsin Retirement System Benefit Calculator (source: ETF)

Calculate your projected Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS) retirement benefit.


pre-retirement-checklist-image               Click to download Do you have all the pieces in place for a secure retirement?                 Sample WRS Statement           ETF Age reduction chart

>>Pre-retirement checklist          >>Retirement Pieces         >>Sample WRS Statement      >>ETF Age Reduction Chart

Financial Planning Services

Need help developing a financial plan for your retirement? Learn about the financial planning services offered through WEA Member Benefits to help members along their financial journey.