Your Annual Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS) Statement of Benefits is now available online in the My UW System portal: http://my.wisconsin.edu. Login to the portal and go to the “Benefit Information” module and click on the “Statements” tab. Click on “ETF Annual Statement of Benefits (WRS) Issued 2014” to view and print your statement. Please note that you will not receive a paper copy of the statement.
The WRS Annual Statement of Benefits provides you with information about your Wisconsin Retirement System account as of January 1, 2014. Information on the statement includes 2013 WRS earnings and creditable service; total years of WRS creditable service, and separation and death benefit calculations. You should review this statement closely for accuracy.
Statement Section 2 – After Act 10 Service
The name of your retirement category is in both Sections 1 and 2 of the Statement. If you are in a General, Teacher or Protective retirement category, all of your creditable service will be listed in the “Before 2000” and/or “After 1999” columns in Section 2 of the Statement.
Only employees in an Elected or Executive retirement category will have creditable service in the “After Act 10” column. 2011 Wisconsin Act 10 changed the way retirement benefits are calculated for Elected/Executive category employees so service earned after Act 10 must be tracked separately for this group of employees.
Information to Help You Understand Your WRS Statement
Explanation of Annual Statement of Benefits (ET-7333)
Video Explanation of the Statement
WRS Annual Statement of Benefits Help Page (includes the above links plus additional information)
Webinars dates and times will be released soon and available on the ETF Webinars page
Information Regarding Interest Rates and Annuity Adjustments
Webinars and Video: Interest Rates and Annuity Adjustments
Please note that if you have recently been upgraded to Firefox 19 (with a new built-in PDF viewer) you may find your statement unreadable in the My UW System portal. For workaround instructions visit:
https://kb.wisc.edu/page.php?id=29006. Please contact your institution’s IT helpdesk if further assistance is needed.
Adam started as the Assistant Athletics Director for Development on April 1, 2014. Prior to UW-Green Bay he was employed at Florida Southern College for three years. He earned his BA and MBA at Florida Southern College. Adam’s hometown is Detroit, Michigan, and he has two sisters, Hilary and Allison. Welcome Adam!
One of the exciting features of the Bellin Run Corporate Challenge is participating in a team t-shirt contest! Corporate teams are able to submit a team t-shirt design for judging by elite athletes, race officials, and local area personalities. T-shirts are judged on how they best represent their company and the theme pertaining to the Bellin Run. The 2014 t-shirt theme is “Yes, You Can!”
On that note, we want you to know the Wellness Committee is hosting an internal t-shirt design contest! Members of the campus community are encouraged to submit their own t-shirt designs for consideration of the UW-Green Bay 2014 Corporate Challenge team t-shirt! The winning t-shirt design will be submitted to the Bellin Run for the Corporate Challenge t-shirt contest, displayed at the expo, and used as the design for the 2014 Corporate Challenge team t-shirt! Designs are limited to the front of the t-shirt and one ink color. (We reserve the right to adjust designs as necessary in order to meet ordering requirements)
As an incentive for participation in the UW-Green Bay Bellin Run Corporate Challenge, the Wellness Committee is sponsoring team t-shirts for all individuals that register under the UW-Green Bay corporate team by May 1, 2014! Register today!
Submit your t-shirt designs to the Wellness Committee by Wednesday, April 16th to be included in the contest.
The UW Credit Union is offering a fraud and scams prevention and awareness seminar for students, faculty, staff and general public.
As part of National Money Smart Week, the student organization Enactus has scheduled a Fraud and Scams – Awareness and Prevention Seminar. Current trends in financial crime, identity theft, and ways to protect yourself will be discussed. The seminar will take place on Tuesday, April 8th from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in Phoenix Room C, University Union.
Wayne Resch, Branch Manager – UW Credit Union
Susan Bach, NE WI Regional Director – Better Business Bureau
Prior registration is not required, and there is no cost to attend. Please contact Wayne Resch, 608-232-5000, ext. 2382, if you have any questions.
Sean started on March 21, 2014, as Head Coach for Women’s Volleyball. Prior to starting at UW-Green Bay he was the Assistant Coach at the University of Mississippi for three years. He earned his degree at Ohio Dominican University in Visual Communications. His home town is Silver Spring, Maryland. We’d like to welcome Sean, his wife Jacqueline and their three daughters, Brinley, Carlyn and Chase to UW-Green Bay.
Scott Schewe, representative from WDC, will be available to meet individually with employees regarding their current WDC enrollment and for those interested in learning more about the program and planning for retirement by investing before tax dollars. Please see the attachments for more information about WDC’s Program highlights and new options.
When: Thursday; April 24, 2014; 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Where: Student Services Building, Room 1705
You can schedule an individual session with Scott Schewe by emailing him at email@example.com
T. Rowe Price Offers Live Webinars – April 1, 2 and 3
T. Rowe Price, one of the investment companies in your UW TSA 403(b) Program, again offers the well-received webinar Retirement Investing From Beginning to End. This is a live presentation over the web, and there will be time for you to ask questions and get your questions answered.
Retirement Investing From Beginning to End – This 40-minute program is a comprehensive presentation that explains asset classes, reviews the concepts of risk and return, and helps you make the most of your investment choices. The plan’s investment options will be discussed and profiled using market capitalization, investment style, and geographic characteristics.
- Tuesday, April 1, 2014 – 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.
- Wednesday, April 2, 2014 – 9:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.
- Thursday, April 3, 2014 – 2:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.
You may sign up and watch the presentation on your own computer. Listen to the audio portion on the telephone. To register for the live webinar, visit: http://rpstrowepricereg32.fugent.com.