OUR NEXT ROCKFORD IL MEETING IS 1:00 PM (EAT AT NOON) WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 21, 2015 AT GOLDEN CORRAL

 

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ROCKFORD IL NARFE CHAPTER 415

IN HONOR OF OUR EDITOR, MIKE MADDEN, WHO PASSED AWAY SUDDENLY.  MAY GOD BLESS AND KEEP YOUR SOUL GOOD FRIEND!!

We eat at 12 noon and our meeting starts promptly at 1pm and our "no longer than one hour meeting" ends at 2pm. 

Our meeting is held at the Golden Corral, 995 South Perryville Road, Rockford IL

 

 

 

SPOUSES, CARE GIVERS & NON-MEMBERS ARE INVITED

MAY GOD BLESS OUR GREAT EDITOR, MIKE MADDEN, WHO RECENTLY PASSED AWAY;  DON & CHARLENE SWANSBRO GRACIOUSLY ACCEPT APPOINTMENT AS TEMPORARY EDITORS. 

Our GUEST SPEAKER will be announced

Budget bill does NOT include any provisions that would reduce federal retiree pensions;                                                                                                 DOES have provision mandating six-day-a-week mail delivery by the U.S. Postal Service.

GOOD NEWS:                                                             2015 COLA at 1.7% ON JANUARY 2015 CHECKS

BAD NEWS:                                                               COLA FOR 2016 (12 months away) has already dropped 1.15% in 2 months due to oil decline.                   You're now at a minus (-) 1.15% for 2016 COLA with ten months left to count towards a final figure.

Medicare Part B Premiums remain at $104.90 for the base rate

Click on About Us  at top page for a listing of our Officers and Committee Chairs and view our Chapter 415 Constitution and By-Laws

CLICK ON 'CALCULATOR' LINK IN RIGHT COLUMN TO SEE HOW MUCH MONEY YOU WOULD HAVE LOST BY CALCULATING YOUR COLA WITH A 'CHAINED CPI'

Change your tax withholding call 888-767-6738. OPM’s hours of operations are from 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Eastern time.

Or you can change your withholding amount online athttps://www.servicesonline.opm.gov/     You will need a password you have used in the last few months. OPM cancels your password if haven’t used it in the last six months. If you don’t have a password, you may want to request one when you call OPM.