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Medicare part B.

Medicare Part B Premium and Deductible Increase in 2024

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced that the standard monthly Part B premium will be $174.70 in 2024, an increase of $9.80 from $164.90 in 2023. The annual deductible for all Medicare Part B enrollees in 2024 will…
Medicare webinars from NARVRE.

Medicare Webinars for NARVRE Members

As 2024 rolls in, railroad retirees need to monitor their healthcare plans. As a member of NARVRE, you can rest assured that we have got you covered. We are committed to ensuring that our esteemed members stay well-informed amidst the ever-changi…
Biden administration's plan and Congress.

Biden Administration Plans to Develop a Way for Credit Scores Not to be Affected by Medical Bills

The last few months have been tumultuous in the White House, causing widespread speculation about a potential government shutdown. As an organization, we strongly encourage all our members to reach out to their Congress members. Urge them to prio…
NARVRE members.

The Power of NARVRE Membership and How You Can Help

Retirement is a phase of life that should be cherished and celebrated. Especially for those who have spent their careers in the railroad industry! The National Association of Retired and Veteran Railroad Employees (NARVRE) understands the value o…
Social security benefits.

Railroad Retirement Benefits vs. Social Security Benefits

Back in the 1930s, there was a growing worry that the current pension programs were insufficient to provide retired railroad workers with the necessary support. Especially when they became older and unable to work. To address this concern, Congre…

Joint Letter on FY24 RRB Funding

NARVRE Members:
Fiscal resposibility.

Details Concerning the Fiscal Responsibility Act of 2023 and Amtrak Funding

After several months of warnings and four days before the U.S. Treasury debt default, Congress finally passed a legislative compromise raising the nation’s borrowing limit. The House approved the Fiscal Responsibility Act of 2023 with a vote of 3…
Railroad Retirement Board blog.

Funding for the Railroad Retirement Board

Since the Railroad Retirement Board (RRB) is a federal agency, it is required to submit a fiscal year budget in preparation for the President’s yearly budget review. Present day, the Railroad Retirement Board funding is $128M. The President’s FY2…
Railway workers.

Stop Cuts to Railroad Workers’ Benefits by Supporting the Railroad Employee Equity and Fairness (REEF) Act

From Desk of National Legislative Director Gary Faley NARVRE Members, we need to step up and help our fellow railway workers.  Please make the call.
Retirement planning.

Are You Financially Prepared for Retirement?

Most of us have been looking forward to the day we can finally enjoy retirement. However, before you decide to retire, it is essential that you are financially ready to retire. Ask yourself these questions: