We have talked long and hard about the fact that the US government hasn’t got enough money to give to retirees. Moody which is a credit rating agency has said that the federal government and the local, state … Read More
Medicare Premiums to Rise for Some Retirees
On Monday, November 1, President Obama signed legislation that averts what, for many federal retirees, would have been a very large increase in their Medicare Part B insurance premiums. Instead of facing a … Read More
Rising Medicare Costs
A law fluke could cause a price hike in Medicare costs for individuals receiving federal retirement benefits. This hike could affect several hundred thousand retired federal employees. The law fluke conspiring with low inflation rates could see … Read More
Do older people work to survive or because they want to stay in the game?
I believe the answer is YES to both. In our society we segment people often without giving it much thought. There are older people in … Read More
How is your health?
I hope your health is good. There is one way to make sure you stay healthy in retirement – have regular visits to your health care providers. If you are going to have those regular visits, … Read More
Are Nursing Homes All the Same?
There are nursing homes that are certified by Medicaid or Medicaid certified nursing facilities. These facilities generally are of three types: long-term care, skilled nursing and rehabilitation services. Rehabilitation services provide care for persons … Read More
Your Assets with Nursing Homes
Choosing to put a family member into a facility outside of their home carries a high emotional as … Read More
Critical Ages for Retirement Planning
It is a personal decision to decide when to retire but there are some age-based considerations that will help to guide federal and postal employees when planning and making retirement decisions. Retirement planning can never … Read More
Economically Changing World
The world is changing. As Federal and Postal employees we face more economic challenges today than the majority of the current workforce has ever witnessed. The hardships of the Great Depression, we either read about in textbooks … Read More
What Happens If I drop of suspend my FEHB – Can I Ever Get it Back?
That’s a good question and one that is extremely valuable in planning for a comfortable and secure retirement. When you get the information needed … Read More