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Ending Employment - Retirement - Planning for Retirement
Employees who are planning to retire should visit the Office of Human Resources Planning for Retirement website and register to attend the appropriate informational session.
Planning for Retirement
1) Review Retirement Information
Employees will find information regarding how to plan for retirement, Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS) benefits, Health Insurance and other benefits at retirement, as well as information for beyond retirement (e.g. rehired annuitants).
2) Attend an Informational Session
Starting to Save (> than 15 years from retirement)
Are you a UW–Madison employee who is 15-30 years from retirement? It’s important that you start thinking about your retirement now so you are prepared for your future. Learn how the choices you make today can affect your income and insurance options as a retiree.
Mid-Career Retirement Check-In (5-15 years from retirement)
Are you a UW–Madison employee who is 5-15 years from retirement? Time to review your retirement preparations so far and consider what else you can do now to be ready for the future.
Ready to Retire (< 5 years from retirement)
Are you a UW–Madison employee who might retire within the next 5 years? Learn the process for retiring from UW–Madison—from giving notice, to choosing your pension design, to your insurance options and costs following the end of your employment.
Benefits at Retirement Appointment (< 12 months from retirement)
These optional, 45 minute individual appointments are reserved for UW–Madison employees who plan to retire in the next 12 months.
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