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Thousands of TSP Participants Missing Out On Agency Contribution Matching Funds

Thousands of TSP Participants Missing Out On Agency Contribution Matching Funds

Thousands of TSP Participants Missing Out On Agency Contribution Matching Funds Several thousand Thrift Savings Plan participants attained their yearly contribution limit before year end, and are missing out on their respective agency’s full matching…

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Self-Made TSP Millionaires

Self-Made TSP Millionaires

Self-Made TSP Millionaires Between January 2016 and August 2017, the number of self-made government worker millionaires jumped drastically. It went from 3,272 to 16,475. The rising stock market is helping more and more people join…

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Creating a TSP Withdrawal Plan

Creating a TSP Withdrawal Plan

Indexed Universal Life

Creating a TSP Withdrawal Plan At the beginning of 2017, the Office of Personnel Management obtained over 15,000 new staff retirement claims for those who filed at the end of 2016. The figures for 2017’s year-end…

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Retirement Processing Efforts Doubled Before Surge in January

Retirement Processing Efforts Doubled Before Surge in January

Retirement Processing Efforts Doubled Before Surge in January The Office of Personal Management was very busy last month, especially compared to November. The agency was preparing for an annual rush of new requests for retirement…

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Move to Cut Federal Employee and Retiree Benefits May Begin This Year

Move to Cut Federal Employee and Retiree Benefits May Begin This Year

Move to Cut Federal Employee and Retiree Benefits May Begin This Year After the recent threat of partial government shutdown, federal employee organizations have warned that the next set deadline could eventually lead to a…

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10 Boxes to Check Before Leaving Federal Service

10 Boxes to Check Before Leaving Federal Service

10 Boxes to Check Before Leaving Federal Service Are you thinking about leaving federal service at some point? Based on some some research and investigation, it appears that there are some necessary things you need…

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Social Security: Important Information on Disability

Social Security: Important Information on Disability

Social Security: Important Information on Disability Most of us aren’t directly faced with a disability. The truth of the matter is a 20-year-old worker only has a 25% chance of becoming disabled before he attains…

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Widest Ever Margin for Public/Private Pay Gap

Widest Ever Margin for Public/Private Pay Gap

Wildest Margin Ever for Public/Private Pay Gap Depending on where you focus your attention, the various studies looking into federal employee compensation will normally bring different numbers. However, the Cato Institute has been working on…

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TSP Withdrawal Tips

TSP Withdrawal Tips

TSP Withdrawal Tips The Thrift Savings Plan (or similar retirement savings plan) can be a great vehicle for an inflation-indexed, lifetime source of income, but it’s necessary to have the right TSP withdrawal strategy. Your…

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Military Members Should Make These 5 Financial Moves

Military Members Should Make These 5 Financial Moves

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Military Members Should Make These 5 Financial Moves A military career can be rewarding on many levels. However, it is extremely important that you do not neglect your finances. If you’re in the military, here…

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Use FEGLI Option B to Give Yourself a Raise

Use FEGLI Option B to Give Yourself a Raise

Use FEGLI Option B to Give Yourself a Raise This may come across as some bad news, but if you are participating in the Federal Employee Group Life Insurance (FEGLI) Option B plan then you might…

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To Keep or Not to Keep Your TSP

To Keep or Not to Keep Your TSP

To Keep or Not to Keep Your TSP As a federal employee, when it comes time for you to retire, there are numerous financial decisions you may need to make. One of those is whether…

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FEGLI

FEGLI

FEGLI FEGLI or (Federal Employees’ Group Life Insurance Plan) is a group life term group insurance plan for Postal and Federal workers and retirees. This program is administered by the Office of Personnel Management and…

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Federal Employee Annuities

Federal Employee Annuities

Federal Employee Annuities The FERS or Federal Employees Retirement System was created by the US Congress in 1986 and came into effect from 1st Jan 1987. Since then, retirement coverage of all new civilian workers…

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How the Tax Bill Can Impact Your Retirement

How the Tax Bill Can Impact Your Retirement

How the Tax Bill Can Impact Your Retirement A new $1.2 trillion tax overhaul bill passed recently and it may impact your retirement. Under the new tax bill, retirement accounts will no longer reap benefits…

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Retiring with your FEGLI Coverage

Retiring with your FEGLI Coverage

Retiring with your FEGLI Coverage If you have Federal Employees Group Life Insurance (FEGLI) and you want to keep these benefits after you retire, then there are some things you need to know. There are certain…

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Electing a Survivor Benefit

Electing a Survivor Benefit

Electing a Survivor Benefit If you’re married and about to retire, you need to decide on whether you’re going to elect for your spouse to receive a survivor benefit. If you choose to do so,…

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Getting the Best Deal on Life Insurance

Getting the Best Deal on Life Insurance

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Getting the Best Deal on Life Insurance For Basic FEGLI coverage, federal employees must pay two-thirds of the premium rate while employers in the private sector typically cover the cost of their employee’s basic coverage….

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