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May 25, 2020

Federal Employee Retirement and Benefits News

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Life Insurance… Now for the Living! Sponsored by: Flavio, Joe Carreno

What is the amount of FEGLI coverage which you can avail as your life insurance in your retirement while...

Plan to Retire at 65? Here’s How Coronavirus Could Impact Your Decision Sponsored by: Brad Furges

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, the tradition of retiring at 65 was changing. Now, it looks as though it could disappear altogether. Ac...

Don’t let Coronavirus Ruin your Financial Stability in Retirement! Sponsored by: Aaron Steele

Workers with the federal government are relatively well of...

Retirement Readiness Assessment Prior to Retirement Sponsored by: Ray Yon

As soon as a person starts working, they should begin plan...

Federal Employees and Boomers Should Delay Retirement Like It’s 2009 Sponsored by: Todd Carmack

If we say that the past is repeating itself-and it usually...

How to Put Your Retirement on Hold During a Pandemic Sponsored by: Flavio, Joe Carreno

One of the biggest things to put on hold during the ongoin...

IRS Stimulus Check Tool to Consider During the Pandemic Sponsored by:Brad Furges

There’s no need to worry about registering and tracking ...

Consider This Pre-retirement Checklist Before Retiring This Year Sponsored by: Michael Sesler

Taking retirement is one of the most significant decisions...

Can Your Income Tax Return be Skipped or Not? Sponsored by: Penny McCall

Surprisingly, not everyone has to file an Income Tax Return every year, and it's possible u...

Why Social Security Credits Are Vital Sponsored by: Mark Heinrich

The years you work a job that is covered by Social Security, your pay history is logged in your Social Security record. You will get earnings credits that are based on said pa...

The Elderly Index and the Gap Sponsored by: Wray Mathews

Where you decide to reside as a retiree can have a significant impact on your retirement funds. A blog post by the Squared Away Blog at the Center for Retirement Research at B...

How Your 401(k) and IRA Could Help Tide You Over in the Coronavirus Crisis Sponsored by: Ray Yon

 America has become the most vulnerable and affected country against the attack of the Coronavirus, an...

All Thrift Savings Plan Funds Showed Significant Decreases Sponsored by: Don Fletcher

Last Month, Thrift Saving Plan TSP funds (S, I, C, F, G) showed a significant decrease in t...

What is An Insurable Interest Annuity For a Survivor? Sponsored by:Bill Hoff

By law, you are unable to give your federal retirement annuity to a survivor that is not your spouse or child. However, if you wish to provide a survivor annuity for an indivi...

Budget Proposal Has Reappearance of Cuts To Benefits and Pay of Federal Workers Sponsored by:Bill Hoff

Earlier this month, the Trump Administration reintroduced proposals within the fiscal 2021 budget proposal, which includes reducing the health and retirement benefits of feder...

New Change to Be Implemented in 2021 to Catch-Up Contributions Sponsored by:Bill Hoff

There will be a change to the catch-up contributions process impl...

Honey, Don’t Hit Your savings from Thrift Saving Plan Sponsored by:Don Fletcher

Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, CARES ...

2020 Financial/Career Calendar – Ultimate Checklist Sponsored by:Don Fletcher

When the turn of the new year comes, it’s a time for hope and optimism. We set out a list...

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