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Dec 30, 2015

USPS Releasing 50th Anniversary Star Trek Stamps


USPS Releasing 50th Anniversary Star Trek Stamps


'... stamps are designed by The Heads of State and pay homage to the most recognizable aspects of Star Trek: The Original Series. This isn’t the first time Star Trek has been immortalized by the USPS however...'


Reference: comicbook.com
Tags: Star Trek Stamps

Dec 24, 2015

Yahoo will now tell you if your account is attacked by government hackers


Yahoo will now tell you if your account is attacked by government hackers


'...Yahoo has announced in a blog post that it will warn users if it thinks their accounts are being attacked by state-sponsored hackers...'


Reference: www.businessinsider.com
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Dec 16, 2015

Big banks to get free money to guarantee they charge you more for credit


Why the Fed Just Decided to Give Big Banks Free Money


'...the Fed is paying America’s banks, collectively, a little more than $12.5 billion per year. So why is the Fed paying banks so much? ...'


Reference: fortune.com
Tags: Fed Rate Hike,

Chattanooga shooting a 'terror attack,' FBI Director James Comey says


Chattanooga shooting a 'terror attack,' FBI Director James Comey says


'...The semantic dance of whether or not to call the July mass shooting in Chattanooga a 'terrorist' attack appears to be winding down. FBI Director James Comey twice called the deadly Chattanooga shooting that killed four Marines and one sailor a 'terror attack' during a...'


Reference: www.foxnews.com
Tags: terror attack, FBI, Chattanooga shooting terrorist attack,

Dec 8, 2015

myRA.gov: A new retirement savings account with the government



myra.gov


'...myRA.gov is a simple, safe, affordable way to start saving for retirement. Open a myRA, build up savings, then move on to other investments. myRA® is designed to make saving for retirement easy for people who need it most – workers who don’t have access to a retirement savings plan at their job or lack other options to save. It’s affordable. Fits your budget with no cost or fees. *Interest earned is at the same rate as investments in the Government Securities Fund, which earned 2.31% in 2014 and an average annual return of 3.19% over the ten-year period ending December 2014...'

Reference: myra.gov
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Dec 3, 2015

The Difference Between a Supplement and Social Security


The Difference Between a Supplement and Social Security


'...To get the supplement, you have to be younger than age 62 at retirement and eligible for an immediate, unreduced, non-disability FERS basic retirement benefit. You’re eligible at your minimum retirement age (between 55 and 57, depending on your year of birth) with at least 30 years of creditable service, or age 60 with at least 20 years of creditable service...'


Reference: www.govexec.com
Tags: FERS Supplement.,