It’s something we all look forward to for most of our working lives. But as we inch closer to retirement, the thought of forgoing work (and the steady paycheck) can be equal parts thrilling and terrifying. Questions and concerns about Social Security, investments, health care and inflation can turn what’s supposed to be a joyous… [Read More]
On Monday September 1, a group of Northern Nevada IBEW 1245 members and retirees marched in the Annual Virginia City Labor Day Parade. It was mentioned by the old timers that it was the largest crowd and participation in Virginia City’s history. The Nevada IBEW participants might have missed this year’s event if it were not for Pat Waite, the IBEW 1245 Business… [Read More]
Retiree leaders from Nevada and California came together last week to discuss new ways to build up and improve IBEW 1245’s retiree program. IBEW retiree group leaders and representatives from the California Alliance of Retired Americans (CARA) and the Nevada Alliance for Retired Americans (NARA) met in Reno for a brainstorming session that they hope will… [Read More]
This trailer is a brief synopsis of a 60-minute educational video on preventing investment fraud developed by the FINRA Investor Education Foundation in partnership with AARP. To request a free copy of the 60-minute video, visit http://www.saveandinvest.org or call (866) 973-4672.
The Yerington Chapter of the IBEW 1245 Retirees Club presented checks in the amount of $250 each to the Soroptimist Club and Walker River Youth Baseball for their services to the community of Yerington. The donations were made from the IBEW 1245 Community Fund. The Yerington Soroptimist holds a “Bunko Tournament” fund raiser annually for breast… [Read More]
The following e-mail was sent by Tom Bird, announcing the death of Evelyn Kelly: On April 28, while a good number of us were in Las Vegas at the ARA National Convention our good friend Evelyn Kelly passed away. Evelyn Stiteler Kelly was born in New York City on June 11, 1930. Evelyn always supported… [Read More]
The Republican-led House of Representatives voted 219-205 on April 10 to approve a 2015 budget plan unveiled last week by Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI), Chairman of the House Budget Committee. Ryan’s plan would make sharp cuts to Medicare, as well as other domestic programs such as Medicaid and food stamps, while lowering taxes for… [Read More]