The standard Medicare Part B monthly premium will be $96.40 in January 2008, an increase of $2.90 from the 2007 premium of $93.50. Read more.
Category Archives: Railroad Retirement
The Union Plus program has an online retirement center to help plan for the future. One caution: the site works with an assumption of Social Security benefits and does not consider Railroad Retirement benefits. To adjust for this, get estimates of your retirement benefits from the RRB’s website here.
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The Pension Protection Act of 2006, enacted last August, contains provisions which affect payments made by the Railroad Retirement Board to the divorced spouses of railroad employees. More »
During the closing hours of the 109th Congress, the U.S. Senate passed H.R. 5483, the Railroad Retirement Disability Earnings Act of 2006. President Bush signed the bill into law on Friday, January 12. It became effective immediately. This bill increases the amount of money that an individual on disability can earn—without affecting his or her Railroad