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The Wisconsin Retirement System (the state pension plan) will be a source of retirement income for most Wisconsin public school employees. How much do you know about this important benefit? In this three-part series, learn about WRS, how it works, how to read your statement, how benefits are calculated, the different payout options available at retirement, core versus variable fund participation, and much more.
Our new, uplifting video acknowledges the
significant challenge new educators face when starting their careers. Watch it to uncover one critical
time-sensitive message that every young educator needs to know to reap
the rewards of a long and rewarding career.
Many young educators are facing new financial responsibilities, but it doesn't have to be complicated. Learn more by watching our video.
Procrastination. Fees. Emotion. Let them rule your decision making process and you may find them to be your most destructive retirement planning mistakes. The good news is that you actually have control over these dream demons. Here are some ways to stop them in their tracks. (Part 1 of 3)
Ready to start saving for retirement with an IRA? It's a smart move. The
earlier you start, the more you’ll benefit from the growth impact of
compound interest. Here are a few things you should check out before
opening an IRA account.
is part one of a series of facts and scenarios that can help you
understand the risks you may be taking in your daily life so you can
protect those you love, the things you’ve worked hard for, and the
security you’ve built for your family.
As we wrap up National Retirement Security week, we want to remind you
that Member Benefits has many tools and resources to help you learn more
about retirement saving. Use our handy list, and remember you can always call us with your questions.
For the last infographic in our "Financial Move$"
series, we highlight our free financial seminars. Financial education
is central to what we do—and we want you to give you the opportunity to
become well-informed so that you can make the best decisions for you and
your family regarding financial security. Take advantage of our
resources and please call us when you have questions. We're here to help
Have your watched our videos on YouTube
? You can learn about WRS, fees to avoid in retirement programs, making wise financial choices, and more. Our newest videos are about our financial planning services and how to use the Retirement Goal Planner when you log in to your personal account online.
Kickstart your financial future by opening an IRA [VIDEO]
WRS Section I: The Basics [VIDEO]
WRS Section II: How Benefits are Calculated [VIDEO]
WRS Section III: Benefit Payout Options [VIDEO]
Are fees sending your retirement savings down the drain? [VIDEO]
Intro to Financial Planning Services [VIDEO]
Financial Planning Services available through Member Benefits [VIDEO]
Understanding WRS: Intro [VIDEO]
Welcome to WEA Member Benefits [VIDEO]