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  • Retiring with Lump Sum Payments and collecting Social Security

    Upon retiring, many of us are able to cash out accrued sick and vacation time. Although these are non pensionable earnings and are received after separating from service, Social Security may think these are work […]

  • How to save for your child’s future education

    The 18-year clock starts ticking the moment your child is born. A college degree, despite the rising cost of tuition, remains a major achievement in the modern economy. You are more likely to have a […]

  • MTA to add 500 officers to NYCT to bolster safety, stem fare evasion

    The New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced it will add 500 additional uniformed officers to the New York City Transit system as part of a plan to improve safety across New York City’s mass transit […]

  • Changes to your vision as you age

    Like crow’s feet and graying hair, changes to our eyes are inevitable as we age. But while some age-related eye issues — such as needing reading glasses — are harmless, others, like cataracts, can impact […]

  • Vice Pres of EEO to speak at June meeting

    At our June 6th meeting, our guest speaker will be Mr. Joel Andrews. TheMTA NYC Transit Office of Equal Employment Opportunity is responsible for coordinating the EEO Program.  Mr. Andrews reports to the MTA NYC […]

  • Annual Retiree Dinner for Managers and Supervisors (Buses)

    Each May a retirement dinner is held to honor Managers and Supervisors who are members or supported the Supervisory Retirement Committee. Honorees are from all bus departments and divisions. See the attached flyer for more […]

  • Buy 1 Get 1 Mets tix for May, June and July

    Mets home games through July are available at a Buy 1 Get 1 free ticket. Exceptions are the end of June weekend series with the Braves and the July 2md & 3rd games against the […]

  • Social Security Online

    There is no need to wait at your local Social Security office as most needs can be accomplished on their website. If you absolutely need to go to the office in person, you can call […]

  • Retirees, part time temp job.

    Part-time, Temporary, Queens St. John’s established in 1870, has three New York City campuses; a graduate center in Hauppauge, NY; international locations in Rome, Italy; Limerick, Ireland; and Paris, France; and study abroad locations around […]

  • New Law for Credit Freeze and Fraud Alerts

    Free credit freezes and year-long fraud alerts are here thanks to a new federal law. Here’s what you should know: From Andrew Smith, Federal Trade Commission, Director, Bureau of Consumer Protection & Gail Hillebrand, Bureau of […]