A Powerful Savings Tool That Can Make Having a Comfortable Retirement a Whole Lot Easier
You invest for retirement. You contribute a
portion of your salary to the plan each month, and your contributions are automatically deducted from your paycheck – before you’re tempted to spend that
money on something else.
If you're not yet a WRS 457 Plan participant, find out how you can join many of your co-workers on a journey to a better retirement (PDF)...
Enrollment Form (PDF)...
Three-Level Investment Menu
The investment menu offers pre-mixed target date funds, a simpler mix-your-own menu, and, for more experienced investors, the flexibility to choose from a greatly expanded list of mutual funds through a self-directed brokerage account.
The menu gives
you choice in how active you want to be in managing and customizing your 457 Plan investments.
Find out more about the investment menu (pdf)...
Investment Menu Frequently Asked Questions (pdf)...
Level 1 - "Do-It-For-Me"
Choose the one pre-mixed fund in which the year referenced in the name best matches the approximate year you will reach age 65.
Level 2 - "Do-It-Myself" (Coming October 3, 2016)
Custom fund-of-funds developed by WRS to help participants achieve their retirement goals. Each was carefully constructed to consider expected returns, risk, and fees with minimal overlap of specific investments.
Level 3 - Self-Directed Brokerage
For experienced investors, offering a wide array of mutual funds through TD Ameritrade.