Proposed Cuts to Retirement Benefits: What You Need to Know

The first half of 2017 was tumultuous for many retired Americans who closely followed the proposed healthcare reform bills. Along with changes to premiums (particularly for seniors) and rolled back coverage of pre-existing conditions, there were talks about cutting Medicare and Medicaid benefits that are presently offered in the Affordable Care Act. This would have […]

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Talk to MyFEDBenefits At The First UPMA National Convention

From August 5-10, MyFedBenefits will be at the First UPMA National Convention in Louisville. The Kentucky chapter of the United Postmasters and Managers of America (UPMA) has worked tirelessly to create an amazing program for the first national convention, and we’re thrilled and honored to be a part of the events. While you’re taking tours […]

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USPS Employees Share Their Favorite Memories

USPS Employees Share their Stories From the Mailroom and Delivery Rounds Thank you to the hundreds of USPS workers who shared their stories with us for National Postal Worker Day. “Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds.” This “motto,” engraved outside […]

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Four Questions You Should Ask About the 2017 Annual Social Security Report

On July 13, the annual trustee reports on Social Security and Medicare were released to review the health and viability of this program. The annual social security report estimates what payroll taxes will look like in the next few decades and how Medicare coverage will change as well. It then creates a report card for […]

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MyFEDBenefits Celebrates National Postal Worker Day

MyFEDBenefits Thanks All USPS Employees On National Postal Worker Day USPS employees provide vital and affordable services to the American public. From working in postal centers across the country, to hand delivering mail daily and loading and unloading mail trucks, postal employees are the reason our current mail delivery system runs so efficiently. They trudge […]

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Congress Approves VA Reform Bill

A Newly Passed VA Bill Could Mean Big Changes for Federal Employees On June 13, 2017, the House passed a bipartisan bill to reform the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs in a 368 – 55 vote. This bill, the S.1094 – Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017, originated in the […]

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Proposed Federal Retirement Budget Cuts

President Trump’s proposed federal retirement budget could lead to big changes for federal employees. Under the new budget proposal, federal employees will see a major shift in their retirement policies, ultimately limiting their retirement benefits and reducing their annual take-home income due to increased costs. The budget impacts both Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS) and […]

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Federal Retirement Quiz

Are You Ready To Retire? Preparing to retire is a daunting process, especially if you don’t have a secure retirement plan in place. Many federal employees don’t have a special retirement supplement in place, or why it’s beneficial to contribute to your TSP. We have created a custom federal retirement quiz that will help you […]

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What You Need To Know About Postal Service Reform

USPS employees may be facing new changes to their retirement benefits with the introduction of a possible new bill The new proposed H. R. 756 bill is attempting to salvage the U.S. Postal Service by drastically cutting costs and driving up revenue. Though the bill still has to pass both the House and Senate before it becomes law, […]

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How The Federal Hiring Freeze May Affect Your Retirement

Learn how the new federal hiring freeze may affect your retirement President Trump has placed a hiring freeze on the federal workforce; however, he does not specify how long it is to stay in effect. The order was given late January after his inauguration. It is the first of many moves the president plans to […]

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