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September 22, 2019

Federal Employee Retirement and Benefits News

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Federal Employee – Do You Really Want To Retire?

Federal Employee – Do You Really Want To Retire?

As a federal employee, the question 'Do you really want to retire?' is a totally different question than can you retire. If you don't really want to retire because you feel you have a lot more to give and the...
Annual Leave: Summer is Here

Annual Leave: Summer is Here

If you are looking at retirement in the next 3 to 5 years, you might want to rethink how you use those accumulated annual leave hours - both sick and unused annual leave can have an impact on your federal...
Weekly Newsletter- KEEPERS OF THE FIRE

Weekly Newsletter- KEEPERS OF THE FIRE

Weekly Newsletter Weekly Newsletter: Who will keep the fires burning as current federal and postal employees look towards retirement?  It is estimated that more than half of the federal and postal workforce will be eligible for retirement in the next...
Weekly Newsletter-LEOs

Weekly Newsletter-LEOs

Weekly Newsletter: PAYING HOMAGE TO LAW ENFORCEMENT Weekly Newsletter: Law Enforcement Officers, whether they are local police officers or members of the elite Secret Service assigned to protect Presidents and their families, all make significant contributions toward ensuring the safety and...
Law Enforcement Officers (LEO) – Who Qualifies May Surprise You

Law Enforcement Officers (LEO) – Who Qualifies May Surprise You

Individuals are deemed qualified law enforcement officers (LEOs) as a result of, but not limited to, their government employment status and are authorized to engage in direct crime prevention, conduct investigations, detect illegal activity, prosecute or confine individuals violating the...
Weekly Newsletter-SHELTER-IN-PLACE

Weekly Newsletter-SHELTER-IN-PLACE

Weekly Newsletter: Shelter in Place Weekly Newsletter: The tornado season is upon us.  The past week rounding out the month of April brought much devastation to families caught in the path of tornadoes.  Heavy rains caused roads to give way...
Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey

Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey

Arriving in the mailboxes of Federal Employees will soon be the 2014 Employee View Point Survey.
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Federal Retirement and Your Social Planning Calendar

There is another aspect of planning that is very important in keeping the engines running and making sure all the pistons are firing properly. It is called Social Planning.
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New Postal Retirement and Federal Retirement

Federal and Postal Retirees today face a new and fascinating world, one many prior retirees never had the opportunity to experience.
Federal Retirement – Additional Questions You Need To Ask

Federal Retirement – Additional Questions You Need To Ask

In addition to carefully evaluating some of PSRetirement.com's check lists of things to do as you get closer to retirement, here are some additional questions to ponder that may help you
Budget Checkup for the Federal Employee

Budget Checkup for the Federal Employee

We hope that our budgets will always show that our expenses are subordinate to our income. Make sure that your budget includes paying yourself first (PYF).
Budgets Change Because Your Finances Change

Budgets Change Because Your Finances Change

Can the budget you prepared 2 years ago help you manage your money today? The answer is NO.
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Retirement Planning: How Federal Employees Set Financial Goals

How do we set goals when we can’t predict what is going to happen in the next few minutes much
Spending Log

Spending Log

Most of us would be surprised about how much money we spend and how we spend it.
Weekly Newsletter-HOW ARE WE DOING?

Weekly Newsletter-HOW ARE WE DOING?

~~Weekly Newsletter – HOW ARE WE DOING? Weekly Newsletter: We just finished our taxes, most of us, and discovered whether we owed or were owed or if we broke even.  If you broke even, then you are probably doing pretty...
Weekly Newsletter: U.S. Postal Service and LiteBlue

Weekly Newsletter: U.S. Postal Service and LiteBlue

Weekly Newsletter: USPS and LiteBlue Weekly Newsletter: Women’s History Month technically ended on March 31, 2014, but since the United States Postal Service has been the forerunner of placing women in the upper chambers of operations, we thought it noteworthy...
Buyback Leave – Postal Employees

Buyback Leave – Postal Employees

Let’s give Buying Back Leave top billing in this post. Buying Back Leave or what is commonly called Leave Buy-Back comes under the provisions of the Injury Compensation Program.
Annual Leave and Death – Postal Employees

Annual Leave and Death – Postal Employees

What happens to the annual leave that an employee has accumulated if he or she dies in service?

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