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The Only Things Immune to Coronavirus? EEO and MSPB Deadlines

By on April 2, 2020 in Human Resources
The Only Things Immune to Coronavirus? EEO and MSPB Deadlines

If you have EEO or MSPB cases pending, don’t assume that deadlines will be extended due to the coronavirus.

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The Coronavirus Pandemic and Your TSP

By on March 23, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
The Coronavirus Pandemic and Your TSP

Looking at how markets have performed during past pandemics can give federal employees an idea of how the TSP will fare long-term from the coronavirus.

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TSP Accounts: After Coronavirus, Any Positive Scenarios?

By on March 21, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
TSP Accounts: After Coronavirus, Any Positive Scenarios?

The coronavirus has tanked the stock market and taken TSP account values down with it. What can history teach us about how this will impact your retirement?

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TSP Distribution Rules and the Coronavirus Don’t Mix

By on March 18, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
TSP Distribution Rules and the Coronavirus Don’t Mix

The author says that the new TSP distribution rules can exacerbate losses in a stock market downturn.

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Don’t Forget to Consider the Relevant Time Period for Your Settlement Agreement

By on March 4, 2020 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Don’t Forget to Consider the Relevant Time Period for Your Settlement Agreement

As a recent court case shows, the time period (or lack thereof) on a settlement agreement can have surprising consequences for federal employees.

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Bait and Swindle: Why Federal Employees Should Never File Mixed Case Complaints

By on February 21, 2020 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Bait and Swindle: Why Federal Employees Should Never File Mixed Case Complaints

The author explains why federal employees should avoid filing mixed case complaints.

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Long-Term Care: Having “The Talk” Over the Holidays

By on December 19, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Long-Term Care: Having “The Talk” Over the Holidays

Although it can be a difficult subject for families, the author says the holidays provide a good opportunity to discuss long-term care plans.

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Should You Enroll in Medicare if you Have an FEHB Plan?

By on December 9, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments

Should you add Medicare to your FEHB insurance in retirement? These are the various parts of Medicare to know about when weighing this option.

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Why the F Fund is the Rodney Dangerfield of the TSP

By on November 12, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Why the F Fund is the Rodney Dangerfield of the TSP

The F Fund is an often forgotten investment option in the TSP. The author describes how it might fit into your portfolio.

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How the VA Improvement and Modernization Act Changed the Appeals Process

By on November 12, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
How the VA Improvement and Modernization Act Changed the Appeals Process

A new law has changed the VA disability benefits claim process. Here is a summary of the changes.

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