ETF is offering a series of 30-minute, live, interactive webinars designed to increase your understanding of Wisconsin Retirement System benefits. Individuals can also ask questions at the end of sessions.
5 Basic Steps to Your Retirement- Consider this webinar your quick reference guide to starting the retirement process within the next 12 months. ETF will review: choosing a termination date, how to request a retirement estimate – and how to read and understand it. ETF will also cover how to schedule a retirement appointment and – drum roll here — how to submit the retirement application.
- Thurs, Sept 7, 2017 12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
- Wed, Sept 13, 2017 6:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
- Thurs, Sept 21, 2017 12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.
- Mon, Sept 25, 2017 11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Choosing When to Retire- This webinar will focus primarily on choosing your optimal termination and WRS benefit effective dates. The focus will include not only the “December versus January” decision, but also how retirement timing at any point during the year can affect your retirement annuity amount and other employee retirement benefits.
- Fri, Sept 8, 2017 11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
- Thurs, Sept 14, 2017 12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.
- Tues, Sept 19, 2017 11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
- Tues, Sept 26, 2017 6:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
How to Use ETF’s Online Calculator to Estimate a Retirement Benefit- ETF’s online retirement calculator, one of the most-used tools on ETF’s website, allows you to calculate an unofficial projection of your WRS retirement benefit at any point in the future. This webinar will cover where to find and how to use the calculator, specific information required for data entry (e.g., desired retirement date, spouse or partner’s birthdate, etc.) and how to interpret the results.
- Tues, Sept 5, 2017 11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
- Tues, Sept 19, 2017 12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
- Wed, Sept 20, 2017 6:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
- Fri, Sept 29, 2017 12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.
WRS Employee Benefits Seminar- Whether you are just beginning your career under the Wisconsin Retirement System or close to retirement, join ETF for a presentation on WRS employee benefits. In this two-hour, evening seminar ETF thoroughly reviews benefit basics, the Core and Variable Trust Funds and things to know and do to maximize your benefits as you move through your career. Those within five years or so of retirement will appreciate hearing about WRS annuity options, return-to-work rules, post-retirement annuity adjustments and much more.
- Thurs, Sept 14, 2017 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
- Tues, Sept 26, 2017 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
- Tues, Nov 7, 2017 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Please contact Human Resources at (920) 465-2390 or firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.