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Liteblue

Liteblue is an online forum for federal employees to get their hands on any information that they might be needing. It can be visited via this link.

The Postal Service is Unlikely to Give Pension Payments

The postal service is unlikely to give health and pension payments.

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Rollback Savings at the USPS?

The Postal Service requested the emergency postage stamp price increase rate in 2013, citing the recession to justify a 4.3 percent increase.

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Postal Workers Protest – “The U.S. Mail is Not for Sale”

According to documents the American Postal Workers Union (APWU) obtained from the Postal Regulatory Commission under an FOI request, the USPS agreement with Staples was set up as a baseline or model for future agreements with other retailers to sell USPS products and services.

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USPS Has Fallen On Hard Times – Can LiteBlue Save It

USPS has fallen onto difficult times, and are implementing plenty of changes and contemplating more dramatic changes… A LiteBlue ray of sunshine

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Postal LiteBlue and Open Season

Postal Service employees should visit LiteBlue to download their FEHB (health benefits) guides for this year’s open season.

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Will Insurance Premiums Rise For Federal Employees?

There has been plenty of talk about health insurance premiums being on the rise with more of the financial responsibility being placed on the employee.

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Open Season and Other Benefits

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Enrollment For Federal Employee Benefits The Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) no longer has an Open Season.  Employees may start, stop or change their TSP contributions or participation in the TSP at any time. The Federal Long…

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What Federal Employees Need Prior To Open Season

Open Season can be a very tense time for federal employees because of the many decisions to be made. Circumstances and conditions in families change and employees need to be ready to address those changes.

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Benefits Specialists / Programs

Individuals charged with overseeing benefits and helping to organize benefits and health-care fairs receive information needed each year from OPM in order to make Open Season happen in their individual agencies.

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What You Can Do In Open Season

Open Season is an annual event for Federal employees. During Open Season, employees may do the following:

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2014 Open Season

Active Federal employees, retirees and their families should be on the look-out for Open Season which starts Monday, November 10, 2014 and continues through Monday, December 8, 2014

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How Are My Benefits Handled If I Transfer Systems

Federal employees under the old civil service system – CSRS and the interim plan CSRS Offset had the option during two open seasons (1987 and 1998) to transfer to the new retirement system – FERS

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How Ready Are You For Retirement?

There are many more retirement readiness questions we could pose, but I think we have sufficient fuel to allow us to take a good look at our readiness for retirement.

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Critical Ages For Federal Retirement

There are Critical Ages that Federal Employees should be aware of. These ages represent opportunities for Federal Employees who might want to maximize their retirement benefits.

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Records To Check Before Retirement

It is best to make certain all of your records are in place when anticipating retirement

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For Federal Employees – Tips To Creating A Retirement Budget

You don’t have to follow any particular format for creating a budget except to measure income against expenses. The tips below might help you get started.

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Budgeting And Federal Employee Financial Plans

Envision constructing a house – The financial plan is the front door to your dwelling and the budget is the back door, both are necessary if you expect to be safe and secure.

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