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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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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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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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Once Your Federal & Postal Retirement Plan Is In Place

After you put your federal retirement plan in place, the biggest challenge is implementing it.

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Royal Post Office vs U.S. Postal Service

The Post Office’s 500,000 employees have already been cut by 200,000 with plans to trim another 100,000. There are many changes slated to take place in the Post Office to create efficiency by incorporating technology that will answer the growing needs of customers.

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LiteBlue Honors Its Own

The Post Office has a long history of serving the nation. Carrying the mail has not always been easy. Many carriers had to carry rifles and pistols to ward off stage coach robbers. Mary Fields knew how to handle a gun. Fortunately laws have been made to protect Mail Carriers and the mail.

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LiteBlue Heroes

Mail Carriers are a constant in the lives of most Americans. We know our carriers and we depend on them to deliver the mail.

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LITEBLUE’S July 17th

July 17th is the last day to submit ideas about what the next generation of Post Office vehicles will look like and how they will need to function.

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LITEBLUE, Shared Services and You

The Postal Service uses HR Shared Services as their pre-retirement, all things human resources information and advice arm. Upon retirement the go-to-gurus will be the Office of Personnel Management?

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Congress, You’ve Got Mail – From The Post Office

Congress requires the United States Postal Service to pre-fund health benefits for future retirees.

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LiteBlue Trims Again

hey are again offering 3,000 postmasters the opportunity to retire early, this time with an financial incentive of $10,000. Post Offices are cutting back on hours across the country thereby needing fewer workers to cover the one-time around the clock effort.

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LiteBlue and Other Tools For Planning

Organizations tend to concentrate on retirement during this period because the likelihood of things changing significantly in the work profile of these employees is fairly remote. Generally, in calculating an annuity estimate, the high-three average salary is key. Therefore, if you are about to retire in 3 – 5 years, your salary may not change significantly.

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Postal Employee – STAPLES® Survey

PSRetirement.com, through the ‘Postal Employee – STAPLES®’ survey is requesting feedback from Postal employees about the USPS’s decision to open USPS locations in over 50 ‘test market’ STAPLES® stores.

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Changing Your LiteBlue / PostalEase Password

By now, you will almost certainly have received your new LiteBlue / PostalEase password.

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Annual Leave and Death – Postal Employees

What happens to the annual leave that an employee has accumulated if he or she dies in service?

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Flexible Spending Account Through LiteBlue

The Postal Service offers Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) to their employees. The FSA program is administered by United Healthcare for the United States Postal Service.

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Annual Leave Exchange (ALE) Program – Available through LiteBlue

Did you know that the United States Postal Service has an Annual Leave Exchange (ALE) Program available through the LiteBlue website?

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LiteBlue – PostalEase Serving Postal Workers

PostalEase and LiteBlue help the Postal Service provide service and structure to all the post offices throughout the nation. As I speak to a number of individuals they describe the Postal Service as just their local post office.

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