Current Retiree News

September 20, 2018

SECU Shred Days

Shredding is a safe and secure way of preventing valuable information from getting in the wrong hands. Here are the SECU Shred Days scheduled for members […]
September 19, 2018

Recovering Lost Document and Records

Recovering Lost Documents Events such as the flooding caused by Hurricane Florence commonly result in the loss of important personal documents. North Carolinians can use the […]
July 10, 2018

Over-the-counter Hearing Devices. A solution?

Over-the-counter Hearing Devices.   A solution? Independence is a great thing – we love being able to snap our fingers and have the solution to our problem.  […]
May 29, 2018

AskNC: Why does North Carolina tax the pensions of some military retirees?

Source:  https://nccppr.org/asknc-north-carolina-tax-pensions-military-retirees/ By Jmturner (Own work) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons When thinking about where to retire, people consider many factors, including distance to family and […]
July 26, 2017

State to save money on retiree health plan renegotiation

Source:  WRAL.COM   State to save money on retiree health plan renegotiation By Travis Fain Raleigh, N.C. — Some 150,000 state government retirees with Medicare Advantage […]
June 22, 2017

Understanding Medicare Supplements or Medigap Policies

Understanding Medicare Supplements or Medigap Policies Medicare can be overwhelming because we all have different needs. The Seniors’ Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) can help you […]
May 17, 2017

NCRGEA Members Describe Impact of Low/or No COLAs on their Retirement

Phyllis Batts: NCRGEA member Phyllis Batts talks about the detrimental impact of the rising cost of living. Share and help spread the word! Tom Campbell: NCRGEA […]
May 15, 2017

Limiting NC retirement benefits will hurt state employees, critics say

http://www.newsobserver.com/news/politics-government/article148429989.html Limiting NC retirement benefits will hurt state employees, critics say By Lynn Bonner     lbonner@newsobserver.com RALEIGH Ending government pensions for future state employees and teachers would […]
May 12, 2017

NCRGEA Ad on NC Spin Asking for COLAs for Local and State Retirees

NCRGEA Ad on NC Spin NCRGEA’s Executive Director, Richard Rogers will be featured in an ad on NC Spin on Sunday, May 14, 2017 speaking directly […]
February 27, 2017

Changes for Medicare Beneficiaries Should Improve Fraud Protection

Changes for Medicare Beneficiaries Should Improve Fraud Protection   Have you received phone calls from individuals asking for your Medicare number so they can send you […]
May 18, 2016

Understanding COLAs: North Carolina Cost of Living Adjustments for State and Local Government Retirees Not Keeping Pace with Inflation

RALEIGH, N.C. (May 17, 2016) – North Carolina’s strong retirement benefits system brings great value to 300,000 deserving local and state government retirees. However, as lawmakers […]
March 31, 2016

NCRGEA Exec. Director Speaks to Media about Possible Retirement System Changes

TWC News anchor Rob Boisvert speaks with North Carolina Retired Governmental Employees’ Association Executive Director Richard Rogers about his organization’s opposition to potential changes to the […]
February 25, 2016

Richard Rogers: No need to fix a retirement plan that’s working

Richard Rogers: No need to fix a retirement plan that’s working The state of North Carolina has one of the strongest retirement systems in the country. […]
January 19, 2016

Adult Care Homes

Adult Care Homes Adult care homes are residences for aged and disabled adults who may require 24-hour supervision and help with activities of daily living. There […]
January 6, 2016

Fire Safety Check List

Fire Safety Check List In Pamlico County yesterday, an elderly woman lost her life in a house fire and her daughter was badly burned trying to […]