Tag: NARFE

Is it Wise to Suspend RMDs for 2020?

March 26, 2020 7:10 AM
Is it Wise to Suspend RMDs for 2020?

Congress has allowed the suspension of required minimum distributions (RMDs) for 2020 due to the coronavirus.

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Federal Employees, Unions and Political Donations

January 27, 2020 2:51 PM
Federal Employees, Unions and Political Donations

Politics and federal employees can be tricky. Here are the federal employee unions with the largest donations to politicians.

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NARFE Elects a New National President

October 9, 2018 6:50 AM
NARFE Elects a New National President

NARFE recently elected a new national president. These are some of the issues on which he campaigned and wants to focus.

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The Cost of the Proposed Benefits Cuts

May 14, 2018 12:28 PM
The Cost of the Proposed Benefits Cuts

The author says that recent proposals will end up reducing federal employees’ benefits by more than the value of the TSP’s F, S and I Funds combined.

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Should You Elect Medicare Part B?

October 29, 2017 12:00 PM
Should You Elect Medicare Part B?

While there is no “one size fits all” answer on Medicare Part B, these are some things you should keep in mind when deciding whether to enroll.

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Alternative Ways to Determine Future COLAs

August 21, 2017 3:05 PM
Alternative Ways to Determine Future COLAs

Alternative ways have at times been considered for computing benefits payments to federal retirees. The author describes some of the options.

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NARFE Decides Not To Hold Referendum On Extending Current President’s Term

July 23, 2017 6:02 PM

NARFE’s National Executive Board has decided not to hold a referendum on whether or not to allow an extension of the current president’s term.

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NARFE Response to ‘NARFE Embroiled in Political Controversy’

June 23, 2017 1:05 PM

NARFE has issued a statement in response to an article written by FedSmith.com author Michael Wald about a proposal to allow its National President to seek a third term.

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NARFE Embroiled In Political Controversy

June 22, 2017 1:59 PM

NARFE is facing a backlash from members for suggesting that its current National President be allowed to seek a third term.

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What Can Federal Employees Do to Prevent Proposed Cuts to Their Retirement Benefits?

June 14, 2017 10:58 AM
What Can Federal Employees Do to Prevent Proposed Cuts to Their Retirement Benefits?

I’m worried about recent proposed cuts to federal retirement benefits. Is there anything federal employees can do to prevent this from happening?

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