USPS Webinar for Postal Retirees on September 6: TSP Withdrawal Changes for 2019

Thursday, September 6, 2018 1 – 2 pm EST As part of the TSP Modernization Act you will soon have many new options when withdrawing your money from TSP. Learn more about the upcoming TSP withdrawal changes for 2019 through this informative WebEx workshop. If you experience difficulty accessing WebEx, you can also dial-in to…

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CBO Cost Estimate of H.R. 5714 – Postal Service Reform Act of 2016

As ordered reported by the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform on July 12, 2016: H.R. 5714 would change the laws that govern the operation of the Postal Service (USPS), restructure how the federal government pays for health benefits for federal employees and annuitants, and alter how the federal government calculates the contributions that…

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Video: The Biggest Federal Employee Retirement Mistake

Federal employees make a LOT of mistakes when it comes to retirement. Actually, let me rephrase that, Federal Employees Everybody makes a LOT of mistakes when it comes to retirement. It’s true, mistakes being made regarding retirement is not exclusive to federal employees. There are constantly new, news stories being published that make this point…

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Handbook EL-312 Revision: Recruitment

Effective December 11, 2014, the Postal Service™ is revising Handbook EL-312, Employment and Placement, section 234.7, as follows: The heading for section 234.7 is changed from Temporary Relief Carrier and Postmaster Relief/Leave Replacement to Postmaster Relief (Remotely Managed Post Office). Previous section 234.71 addressing Temporary Relief Carriers has been deleted. Section 234.72 has been renumbered…

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What is the Special Retirement Supplement and Why Is it Important?

What is the Special Retirement Supplement (SRS) and why is it important for FERS employees? A full career FERS employee with 30 or more years of Service can retire at their minimum retirement age (MRA) which is between the ages of 55 and 57, depending on the year in which the employee was born. FERS…

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