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The Unknown Alternative to Phased Retirement

Filed in News by on August 17, 2014

The author says that the loss of the annuity supplement under phased retirement is a big disadvantage. However, he outlines a comparable alternative that could help offset this loss.

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3 Practical Things to Keep in Mind if You Have to Give a Talk (and Would Rather Poke Yourself in the Eye)

Filed in News by on August 14, 2014

If you are going to be speaking in public, it can be an overwhelming experience. The author offers some tips on how to prepare to ensure your speech is a success.

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Human Resources’ Seat at the Table: Five Tips to Earn and Leverage Your Value

Filed in News by on August 13, 2014

Whether you work at a government agency, mega-corporation, or a small business, leaders are requiring more of Human Resources (HR) than ever before. The author offers five tips to help HR professionals demonstrate their value within organizations.

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How Big is Your Cup?

Filed in News by on August 12, 2014

Are you equipped to handle an influx of abundance in your life? It might not be as easy as you think. The author offers some suggestions for expanding what she calls your “Abundance Cup.”

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Monte Carlo and Social Security Success

Filed in News by on August 11, 2014

Did you know that changing when you turn on Social Security could increase your chances of successful retirement? The author provides an example with 4 different scenarios and how it affects the probability of successful retirement.

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Postal Service Loses $2 Billion in Q3

Filed in News by on August 11, 2014

The Postal Service has ended the third quarter with a $2 billion loss compared to a net loss of $740 million for the same period last year.

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OMB: The Most Powerful Office in Washington That You’ve Never Heard of

Filed in News by on August 10, 2014

The Office of Management and Budget has 500 employees who manage hundreds of agencies and commissions that employ another 4.3 million people. The author offers some details about this agency and its impact on average Americans’ lives.

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Phased Retirement for Feds: Easing Into Retirement

Filed in News by on August 8, 2014

OPM has issued rules on phased retirement—a new program that will allow federal employees to work part-time while also receiving a portion of their federal pension.

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