NARFE - Chapter 415
OUR NEXT ROCKFORD MEETING IS 1:00 PM (EAT AT NOON) WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 18TH AT GOLDEN CORRAL

 

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ROCKFORD IL NARFE CHAPTER 415

 NEXT MEETING IS  

 WEDNESDAY,

 OCTOBER 18, 2017

 GUEST SPEAKER:

 KEN THOMPSON, REP.

   BLUE CROSS/

   BLUE SHIELD

                                                                                   

KEN THOMPSON WILL EXPLAIN BENEFIT CHANGES IN OUR HEALTH BENEFITS PROGRAM FOR THE 2018 YEAR.

 

NEW OFFICERS: 

LORRIE BRICK, PRESIDENT

PAT HEITZMAN, 1ST VICE PRESIDENT

GEORGE OSBORN, 2ND VICE PRESIDENT

CINDY ALBRIGHT, SECRETARY

ALAN EKBERG, TREASURER 

 

FY 2018 PRESIDENTS BUDGET PROPOSAL ELIMINATES PRESENT AND FUTURE RETIREE COLA'S FOR ALL FERS RETIREES AND CUTS 1/2% OFF ALL CSRS RETIREES

 

SPOUCES, CARE GIVERS, PROSPECTIVE MEMBERS AND NON-MEMBERS ARE ALL INVITED TO ATTEND OUR MEETINGS!!!!!!!!!!

The new CPI-W figure for August 2017 increased   from 0.08% from 1.52% to 1.87  higher than the average CPI-W for the third quarter of 2016.  By averaging July and August figures, we are presently setting on a 2018 COLA of 1.69%.  The September COLA will be added to that figure and devided by 3 to determine a final 2018 COLA

A $25 REWARD WILL BE GIVEN TO ANY NEW OR OLD MEMBER WHO SIGNS UP FOR DUES WITHHOLDING. YOU SAVE $6.00 A YEAR AND YOUR MONTHLY DUES DEDUCTION IS ONLY $3.59 A MONTH.

 

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 at: https://www.servicesonline.opm.gov/ 

 

You will need a new password if you have not used the OPM website 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.