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Federal benefits

Federal Agencies Given More Time to Decide About SES Federal Employees

Federal agencies are given more time by the OPM to take decisions regarding SES Federal Employees due to President Trump’s reorganization order.

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Retirement Benefits Savers Get a Gift from IRS

A new rule announced by IRS says that the taxpayers who fail to move funds from one retirement benefits fund to another won’t get penalized hastily.

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Fraud Protection For Retired Federal Officials

Fraud protection is something of paramount importance in the skeptic and cynical world of today and where social security and other veteran benefit policies are protected against fraud, federal retirement benefits is not. This is…

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It’s Almost Federal Benefits Open Season For Federal Employees

Indexed Universal Life

The Federal Benefits Open Season is just round the corner (Nov 9-Dec 14) and is your one and only annual opportunity to enroll or make changes to your health, dental, vision, and tax-saving needs. There…

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Dem Debate Helps Paid Family Leave Stand Out Among Federal Benefits

Dem Debate Helps Paid Family Leave Stand Out Among Federal Benefits Apart from the private email server issue, just about the only other thing that the top three Democratic candidates for the Presidential nomination could…

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Sequestration Rally to Protect Federal Employee Benefits

Sequestration Rally to Protect Federal Employee Benefits Congressional leaders and the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) teamed up to organize a rally at the U.S. Capitol in a bid to attract support for an…

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Potential Government Shut Down Threatens Federal Benefits

Potential Government Shut Down Threatens Federal Benefits and Retirement Congressman Rick Nolan, a Democrat from Minnesota is trying to equalize penalties for a government shutdown by ensuring that lawmakers lose access to their federal benefits…

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Federal Employee Benefits Protected against Taxation

This articles describes how federal benefits of public safety officers injured or killed in the line of duty are protected from taxes.

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Federal Employees Have New Union Leader

Federal Employees Have New Union Leader The National Treasury Employees Union instated Tony Reardon as president of the Union. The Treasure Employees Union is the second largest federal employee union. Reardon has spent the last…

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New Bill helps Seasonal Workers Become Actual Federal Employees

The bill (H.R.1531) was passed in July without amendment.

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Could Taking Early FERS Retirement Cost Benefits? – by June Kirby

Although taking retirement early may sound appealing to many people, doing so could end up being detrimental to your retirement income situation – especially in terms of your FERS (Federal Employees Retirement System) Special Retirement Supplement (SRS) benefit.

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Do You Have a Federal Retirement Individual Action Plan

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Building your Federal Retirement Individual Action Plan (IAP) starts first with building your Financial Plan – the key element to your retirement future.  In order to achieve our collective goal of retiring with comfort and security,…

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Federal Benefits: Keeping Abreast of Federal Benefit Changes

Provisions and guidelines for federal and postal benefits may change often. We need to stay alert for any and all changes that impact our federal retirement benefits now and in the future,

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Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey

Arriving in the mailboxes of Federal Employees will soon be the 2014 Employee View Point Survey.

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OPM and UMUC: Partnership for America’s Greatness

The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) has partnered with the University of Maryland, University College (UMUC) to ensure federal employees and their families acquire the skills needed to compete on the global stage.

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Social Security – Background

~~SOCIAL SECURITY-BACKGROUND As we continue building our laundry list of things we need to know and do in order to prepare to retire well, Social Security is a major item on our list.  The Social…

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How To Retire Happy

~~HOW TO RETIRE HAPPY The first step to making sure you are happy in retirement is to understand that YOU MATTER.  Many of us subconsciously define ourselves by our jobs and job titles.  When those…

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FEGLI – 75% Reduction Election

Let’s talk about what the FEGLI 75 percent reduction election means.

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FEGLI – The Order of Precendence

The Order of Precedence has no attachment to your Will. The Federal Government does not get involved in Wills and Probate. Instead, if there is no assignment of your insurance and no valid court order exists then the order is as follows ranging from first to sixth and in that order:

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