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Summer VirtualFair
Investing In You 2022: Benefits, Retirement and More!
28th - 30 June, 2022
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We want to welcome you to Investing In You 2022 - Benefits, Retirements and More! This is the 1st annual benefits fair hosted by the Benefits and Wellness Team and provides an opportunity to learn about all benefits available to you as a Postal employee. We will cover topics on health/life insurance, retirement planning and counseling, career development, employee deals and more. Whether you are newly hired, middle of your career, or ready to retire, this event is for you! Come learn and prepare to invest in your future.

Why Attend?

  • Join at your fingertips virtually from your home, office, or mobile device. No travel needed and no cost to attend.
  • An opportunity to engage and interact with federal benefits and retirement subject matter experts, university partnership representatives, and USPS specialists through interactive and intuitive chat capabilities.
  • Learn about the employee benefits and deals available to you by interacting with specialists at our virtual booths. The Investing in You benefits fair will cover a variety of topics such as: FERS Retirement, CSRS Retirement, Thrift Savings Plan (TSP), Medicare, Social Security, BENEFEDS, Flex Spending Accounts (FSA), Wellness, and Consumer’s Checkbook Guide to Health Plans. Additionally, FEHB carriers will be available to answer any questions that you may have regarding health benefits offerings.
  • Attend webinar presentations to learn more about the benefits and programs available to you. Chat with live benefits representatives to get your questions answered on the spot. Regardless of where you are in your career, this event will provide you with tools, resources, and motivation to invest in yourself – your health, career, finances, wellness, and retirement.

ALL WEBINAR TIMES LISTED ARE IN EASTERN TIME

9:00 AM EDT

Investing In You

This welcome and introduction will provide insight into the benefits that are available to employees and provide an overview of the topics that will be covered throughout the Investing In You event.

Add to Calendar06/28/2022 09:00 AM06/28/2022 10:00 AMAmerica/New_YorkInvesting In You Click here to join the virtual summit: https://uspsinvestinginyou2022.vfairs.com/Online
10:00 AM EDT

Social Security (presented by SSA)

This webinar will provide information on Social Security Retirement Benefits and how those benefits factor into your full retirement package.

Add to Calendar06/28/2022 10:00 AM06/28/2022 11:00 AMAmerica/New_YorkSocial Security (presented by SSA) Click here to join the virtual summit: https://uspsinvestinginyou2022.vfairs.com/Online
11:00 AM EDT

Medicare (presented by CMS – Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services)

This webinar will cover the basics of the Medicare program, including the various parts of Medicare, costs, how to enroll, and how Medicare coordinates with the FEHB program.

Add to Calendar06/28/2022 11:00 AM06/28/2022 12:00 PMAmerica/New_YorkMedicare (presented by CMS – Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services) Click here to join the virtual summit: https://uspsinvestinginyou2022.vfairs.com/Online
11:00 AM EDT

Planning for Government Retirement (presented by BCBS)

This webinar will help you understand your retirement benefit options, understanding Medicare, and how FEHB coverage combines with Medicare.

Add to Calendar06/28/2022 11:00 AM06/28/2022 12:00 PMAmerica/New_YorkPlanning for Government Retirement (presented by BCBS) Click here to join the virtual summit: https://uspsinvestinginyou2022.vfairs.com/Online
12:00 PM EDT

Checkbook’s Guide to Health Plans

In this webinar you’ll learn how Checkbook’s Guide to Health Plans can help you find the best FEHB plan, how to save money on your health care expenses, and dental care options available to you.

Add to Calendar06/28/2022 12:00 PM06/28/2022 01:00 PMAmerica/New_YorkCheckbook’s Guide to Health Plans Click here to join the virtual summit: https://uspsinvestinginyou2022.vfairs.com/Online
01:00 PM EDT

Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS)

The Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS) was established effective January 1, 1987. All Federal civilian employees hired after this date are covered under FERS. The seminar will provide detailed information on the retirement program as well as retirement eligibility requirements, ensuring that you get all your eligible service credit, the FERS supplement, and what comprises your retirement income.

Add to Calendar06/28/2022 01:00 PM06/28/2022 02:00 PMAmerica/New_YorkFederal Employees Retirement System (FERS) Click here to join the virtual summit: https://uspsinvestinginyou2022.vfairs.com/Online
01:00 PM EDT

Mental Health and Stress Management (presented by Kaiser Permanente)

During this presentation participants will learn about healthier choices that may help to improve their mental health and suggestions to help manage stress. The presentation will cover mental health facts and definitions, common myths associated with mental health, signs of mental health changes, reasons to seek help, and ways to support mental well-being.

Add to Calendar06/28/2022 01:00 PM06/28/2022 02:00 PMAmerica/New_YorkMental Health and Stress Management (presented by Kaiser Permanente) Click here to join the virtual summit: https://uspsinvestinginyou2022.vfairs.com/Online
02:00 PM EDT

Intro to TSP (Thrift Savings Plan)

This webinar provides an introduction to the Thrift Savings Plan. The agenda focuses on the basics of TSP account management. Discussion includes types of TSP contributions, differences between traditional and Roth contributions, and a brief overview of TSP investment funds.

Add to Calendar06/28/2022 02:00 PM06/28/2022 03:00 PMAmerica/New_YorkIntro to TSP (Thrift Savings Plan) Click here to join the virtual summit: https://uspsinvestinginyou2022.vfairs.com/Online
02:00 PM EDT

Retirement, Medicare and FEHB (presented by GEHA)

This webinar is for employees who are planning to retire in the next few years. The webinar will explore your health benefit options after retirement. You can expect to learn more about Retirement and FEHB as well as develop an understanding of Medicare and how Medicare works with FEHB coverage.

Add to Calendar06/28/2022 02:00 PM06/28/2022 03:00 PMAmerica/New_YorkRetirement, Medicare and FEHB (presented by GEHA) Click here to join the virtual summit: https://uspsinvestinginyou2022.vfairs.com/Online
03:00 PM EDT

APWU Health Plan

This webinar will cover the APWU health plan offerings and discuss wellness initiatives that are coupled with the plans to maintain/improve your overall health.

Add to Calendar06/28/2022 03:00 PM06/28/2022 04:00 PMAmerica/New_YorkAPWU Health Plan Click here to join the virtual summit: https://uspsinvestinginyou2022.vfairs.com/Online
03:00 PM EDT

Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS)

The Civil Service Retirement Act, which became effective on August 1, 1920, established a retirement system for certain Federal employees. The Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS) is a defined benefit, contributory retirement system. The seminar will provide detail on the retirement program as well as retirement eligibility requirements, maximum service credit, voluntary contribution options, ensuring that you get all your eligible service credit, and what comprises your retirement income.

Add to Calendar06/28/2022 03:00 PM06/28/2022 04:00 PMAmerica/New_YorkCivil Service Retirement System (CSRS) Click here to join the virtual summit: https://uspsinvestinginyou2022.vfairs.com/Online
04:00 PM EDT

Chat with Specialists and Representatives

Representatives and specialists from health care plans, educational partnerships and USPS specialists are available to answer your questions on the spot. Visit the various booths in the exhibit halls to participate in live chat sessions.

Add to Calendar06/28/2022 04:00 PM06/28/2022 05:00 PMAmerica/New_YorkChat with Specialists and Representatives Click here to join the virtual summit: https://uspsinvestinginyou2022.vfairs.com/Online
11:00 AM EDT

Investing In You

This welcome and introduction will provide insight into the benefits that are available to employees and provide an overview of the topics that will be covered throughout the Investing In You event

Add to Calendar06/29/2022 11:00 AM06/29/2022 12:00 PMAmerica/New_YorkInvesting In You Click here to join the virtual summit: https://uspsinvestinginyou2022.vfairs.com/Online

12:00 PM EDT

Chat with Specialists and Representatives

Representatives and specialists from health care plans, educational partnerships and USPS specialists are available to answer your questions on the spot. Visit the various booths in the exhibit halls to participate in live chat sessions.

Add to Calendar06/29/2022 12:00 PM06/29/2022 01:00 PMAmerica/New_YorkChat with Specialists and Representatives Click here to join the virtual summit: https://uspsinvestinginyou2022.vfairs.com/Online

01:00 PM EDT

FEDVIP / BENEFEDS

This webinar will provide an overview of the Benefeds platform and explore the dental and vision coverages that are available to FEHB eligible employees.

Add to Calendar06/29/2022 01:00 PM06/29/2022 12:00 PMAmerica/New_YorkFEDVIP / BENEFEDS Click here to join the virtual summit: https://uspsinvestinginyou2022.vfairs.com/Online

01:00 PM EDT

Mail Handler’s Benefit Plan (MHBP)

This webinar will cover the MHBP plan offerings and discusses wellness initiatives that are coupled with the plans to maintain/improve your overall health.

Add to Calendar06/29/2022 01:00 PM06/29/2022 02:00 PMAmerica/New_YorkMail Handler’s Benefit Plan (MHBP) Click here to join the virtual summit: https://uspsinvestinginyou2022.vfairs.com/Online

02:00 PM EDT

Flexible Spending Accounts (presented by FSAFEDS)

The goal of this webinar is for you to fully understand the Federal Flexible Spending Account Program (FSAFEDS) so you can maximize the value you receive from this important benefit. Learn about Health Care FSA, Dependent Care FSA, and Limited Expense FSA; how to enroll, and how to file claims.

Add to Calendar06/29/2022 02:00 PM06/29/2022 03:00 PMAmerica/New_YorkFlexible Spending Accounts (presented by FSAFEDS) Click here to join the virtual summit: https://uspsinvestinginyou2022.vfairs.com/Online

02:00 PM EDT

Social Security (presented by SSA)

This webinar will provide information on Social Security Retirement Benefits and how those benefits factor into your full retirement package.

Add to Calendar06/29/2022 02:00 PM06/29/2022 03:00 PMAmerica/New_YorkSocial Security (presented by SSA) Click here to join the virtual summit: https://uspsinvestinginyou2022.vfairs.com/Online

03:00 PM EDT

Medicare (presented by CMS)

This webinar will cover the basics of the Medicare program, including the various parts of Medicare, costs, how to enroll, and how Medicare coordinates with the FEHB program

Add to Calendar06/29/2022 03:00 PM06/29/2022 04:00 PMAmerica/New_YorkMedicare (presented by CMS) Click here to join the virtual summit: https://uspsinvestinginyou2022.vfairs.com/Online

03:00 PM EDT

USPS Health Benefit Plan (presented by CareFirst BCBS)

This webinar will provide an overview of the USPS Health Benefit Plan available to non-career employees. Discussion will include plan information, the ShareCare platform, and how to leverage wellness initiatives to improve or maintain your health.

Add to Calendar06/29/2022 03:00 PM06/29/2022 04:00 PMAmerica/New_YorkUSPS Health Benefit Plan (presented by CareFirst BCBS) Click here to join the virtual summit: https://uspsinvestinginyou2022.vfairs.com/Online

04:00 PM EDT

TSP Contributions: Taking Control of Your Future

The future of your TSP account depends on decisions you make today, and your choices will directly affect your retirement income. Join us for this webinar as we detail TSP contribution rules. We’ll take you through the basics and equip you with the information you need to make the best choices for your future.

Add to Calendar06/29/2022 04:00 PM06/29/2022 05:00 PMAmerica/New_YorkTSP Contributions: Taking Control of Your Future Click here to join the virtual summit: https://uspsinvestinginyou2022.vfairs.com/Online

04:00 PM EDT

Mental Health and Emotional Well-Being (presented by UHC)

During this presentation participants will learn about healthier choices that may help to improve their mental health and emotional well-being. Specifically, this presentation will cover mental health facts and definitions, common myths associated with mental health, signs of mental health changes, reasons to seek help, and ways to support mental well-being.

Add to Calendar06/29/2022 04:00 PM06/29/2022 05:00 PMAmerica/New_YorkMental Health and Emotional Well-Being (presented by UHC) Click here to join the virtual summit: https://uspsinvestinginyou2022.vfairs.com/Online

05:00 PM EDT

Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS)

The Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS) was established effective January 1, 1987. All Federal civilian employees hired after this date are covered under FERS. The seminar will provide detailed information on the retirement program as well as retirement eligibility requirements, ensuring that you get all your eligible service credit, the FERS supplement, and what comprises your retirement income.

Add to Calendar06/29/2022 05:00 PM06/29/2022 06:00 PMAmerica/New_YorkFederal Employees Retirement System (FERS) Click here to join the virtual summit: https://uspsinvestinginyou2022.vfairs.com/Online

05:00 PM EDT

Retirement 101 (presented by Aetna)

This webinar provides information on Medicare, coordination of benefits with Medicare and FEHB, OPM requirements for taking FEHB into retirement, understanding Medicare Part C Advantage plans, additional resources, and a checklist.

Add to Calendar06/29/2022 05:00 PM06/29/2022 06:00 PMAmerica/New_YorkRetirement 101 (presented by Aetna) Click here to join the virtual summit: https://uspsinvestinginyou2022.vfairs.com/Online

06:00 PM EDT

Checkbook’s Guide to Health Plans

In this webinar you’ll learn how Checkbook’s Guide to Health Plans can help you find the best FEHB plan, how to save money on your health care expenses, and dental care options available to you.

Add to Calendar06/29/2022 06:00 PM06/29/2022 07:00 PMAmerica/New_YorkCheckbook’s Guide to Health Plans Click here to join the virtual summit: https://uspsinvestinginyou2022.vfairs.com/Online

01:00 PM EDT

Investing In You

This welcome and introduction will provide insight into the benefits that are available to employees and provide an overview of the topics that will be covered throughout the Investing In You event.

Add to Calendar06/30/2022 01:00 PM06/30/2022 02:00 PMAmerica/New_YorkInvesting In You Click here to join the virtual summit: https://2022mdavirtualconference.org/Online
02:00 PM EDT

Checkbook’s Guide to Health Plans (Approaching Retirement Edition)

In this webinar you’ll learn about FEHB & Medicare as you approach retirement, whether (or not) to take Medicare Part B, and new FEHB Medicare Advantage plans that offer retirees tremendous savings.

Add to Calendar06/30/2022 02:00 PM06/30/2022 03:00 PMAmerica/New_YorkCheckbook’s Guide to Health Plans (Approaching Retirement Edition) Click here to join the virtual summit: https://2022mdavirtualconference.org/Online
02:00 PM EDT

Commuter Benefits Program

This webinar will cover the commuter benefit program and explain how you can maximize the value that the program offers.

Add to Calendar06/30/2022 02:00 PM06/30/2022 03:00 PMAmerica/New_YorkCommuter Benefits Program Click here to join the virtual summit: https://2022mdavirtualconference.org/Online
03:00 PM EDT

TSP Distributions

This webinar provides an overview of the TSP distribution options. The information in this webinar will benefit TSP participants that plan to retire within 10 years and participants that have already separated or retired. The agenda includes discussion of distribution retirement income options: partial distributions, installment payments, and the TSP life annuity.

Add to Calendar06/30/2022 03:00 PM06/30/2022 04:00 PMAmerica/New_YorkTSP Distributions Click here to join the virtual summit: https://2022mdavirtualconference.org/Online
03:00 PM EDT

Self Care: Invest In Yourself (presented by United Healthcare)

This presentation covers why it is important to invest in your own self-care to help maximize your well-being. Specifically, we will cover the key investments in self-care to address physical, mental, and emotional well-being, we’ll define “self-care” and create an action plan to incorporate 1 or 2 key investments that may help improve your overall well-being.

Add to Calendar06/30/2022 03:00 PM06/30/2022 04:00 PMAmerica/New_YorkSelf Care: Invest In Yourself (presented by United Healthcare) Click here to join the virtual summit: https://2022mdavirtualconference.org/Online
04:00 PM EDT

Medicare (presented by CMS – Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services)

This webinar will cover the basics of the Medicare program, including the various parts of Medicare, costs, how to enroll, and how Medicare coordinates with the FEHB program.

Add to Calendar06/30/2022 04:00 PM06/30/2022 05:00 PMAmerica/New_YorkMedicare (presented by CMS – Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services) Click here to join the virtual summit: https://2022mdavirtualconference.org/Online
04:00 PM EDT

Nutrition tips for a Healthier YOU (presented by GEHA)

If you’re concerned about weight, chronic disease management, or just optimizing your health, this webinar will help you identify simple and gradual changes you can make to add up to major improvements. Join us to identify a step-by-step plan to help you meet your personal wellness goals to live a healthy and quality life.

Add to Calendar06/30/2022 04:00 PM06/30/2022 05:00 PMAmerica/New_YorkNutrition tips for a Healthier YOU (presented by GEHA) Click here to join the virtual summit: https://2022mdavirtualconference.org/Online
05:00 PM EDT

Flexible Spending Accounts (presented by FSAFEDS)

The goal of this webinar is for you to fully understand the Federal Flexible Spending Account Program (FSAFEDS) so you can maximize the value you receive from this important benefit. Learn about Health Care FSA, Dependent Care FSA, and Limited Expense FSA; how to enroll and how to file claims.

Add to Calendar06/30/2022 05:00 PM06/30/2022 06:00 PMAmerica/New_YorkFlexible Spending Accounts (presented by FSAFEDS) Click here to join the virtual summit: https://2022mdavirtualconference.org/Online
05:00 PM EDT

NALC Health Benefit Plan

This webinar will cover the NALC health plan offerings and discuss wellness initiatives that are coupled with the plans to maintain/improve your overall health.

Add to Calendar06/30/2022 05:00 PM06/30/2022 06:00 PMAmerica/New_YorkNALC Health Benefit Plan Click here to join the virtual summit: https://2022mdavirtualconference.org/Online
06:00 PM EDT

Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS)

The Civil Service Retirement Act, which became effective on August 1, 1920, established a retirement system for certain Federal employees. The Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS) is a defined benefit, contributory retirement system. The seminar will provide detailed on the retirement program as well as retirement eligibility requirements, maximum service credit, voluntary contribution options, ensuring that you get all your eligible service credit, and your what comprises your retirement income.

Add to Calendar06/30/2022 06:00 PM06/30/2022 07:00 PMAmerica/New_YorkCivil Service Retirement System (CSRS) Click here to join the virtual summit: https://2022mdavirtualconference.org/Online
06:00 PM EDT

Understanding Health Insurance and Medicare (presented by Kaiser Permanente)

This webinar will provide an overview of health plans and provide insight as to how you can utilize your benefits to the fullest. Discussion will include Medicare and how it coordinates with FEHB coverage.

Add to Calendar06/30/2022 06:00 PM06/30/2022 07:00 PMAmerica/New_YorkUnderstanding Health Insurance and Medicare (presented by Kaiser Permanente) Click here to join the virtual summit: https://2022mdavirtualconference.org/Online
07:00 PM EDT

Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS)

The Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS) was established effective January 1, 1987. All Federal civilian employees hired after this date are covered under FERS. The seminar will provide detailed information on the retirement program as well as retirement eligibility requirements, ensuring that you get all your eligible service credit, the FERS supplement, and what comprises your retirement income.

Add to Calendar06/30/2022 07:00 PM06/30/2022 08:00 PMAmerica/New_YorkFederal Employees Retirement System (FERS) Click here to join the virtual summit: https://2022mdavirtualconference.org/Online
07:00 PM EDT

Your Health Benefits in the U.S. Postal Service (presented by BCBS)

This webinar provides information on FEHB plans, FEDVIP plans, new hire enrollment opportunities and explores how to make the most of your health coverages.

Add to Calendar06/30/2022 07:00 PM06/30/2022 08:00 PMAmerica/New_YorkYour Health Benefits in the U.S. Postal Service (presented by BCBS) Click here to join the virtual summit: https://2022mdavirtualconference.org/Online
08:00 PM EDT

Investing In You Q&A Session

After three days of various presentations and opportunities to interact with USPS benefits partners, this session is a chance for you to ask any outstanding questions directly to members of the Benefits & Wellness team. This is also an opportunity to provide feedback, ask about topics not covered, and speak directly with a Benefits Specialist.

Add to Calendar06/30/2022 08:00 PM06/30/2022 09:00 PMAmerica/New_YorkInvesting In You Q&A Session Click here to join the virtual summit: https://2022mdavirtualconference.org/Online