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Watch Out for This Retirement Tax Trap

By on April 16, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Watch Out for This Retirement Tax Trap

Will your income in retirement be less than it is now? As the author illustrates, you could be surprised thanks to required minimum distributions.

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A Resolution to Keep: Getting Your Financial House in Order

By on March 31, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
A Resolution to Keep: Getting Your Financial House in Order

It is important to periodically review your financial plans to ensure you remain on track for a solid retirement. These are some areas on which to focus.

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Marijuana Investments: Where is the Line?

By on March 8, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Marijuana Investments: Where is the Line?

Recent guidance on marijuana related investments raises questions for federal employees who hold security clearances.

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What Portion Do You Get Back from the FERS Refund?

By on February 23, 2019 in Q&A, Retirement with 0 Comments
What Portion Do You Get Back from the FERS Refund?

If you take the FERS refund, what portion of the contributions do you get back?

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True Leaders Protect Their Employees: The Plight of Federal Workers

By on February 19, 2019 in Leadership with 0 Comments
True Leaders Protect Their Employees: The Plight of Federal Workers

The author says that the lack of confirmed appointees at the MSPB and FLRA indicates a failure of leadership on the part of the president.

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7 Best Places in the U.S. to Retire on A Federal Pension

By on February 14, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
7 Best Places in the U.S. to Retire on A Federal Pension

If you are considering relocating after retiring from the federal government, these are some states that offer attractive options for retired federal employees.

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Top 10 Things VA Employees Should Know the VA Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act

By on January 28, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Top 10 Things VA Employees Should Know the VA Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act

These are ten important things federal employees at the VA should know about the VA Accountability and Whistleblower Prevention Act.

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Meeting Your Income Needs During the Shutdown

By on January 26, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Meeting Your Income Needs During the Shutdown

The shutdown has caused financial stress for federal employees who have had to go without paychecks. The author provides tips for financial protection both now and in the future.

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Financial Considerations When Leaving for a Private Sector Job

By on January 21, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Financial Considerations When Leaving for a Private Sector Job

Thinking of leaving your job as a federal employee? These are some important financial considerations to keep in mind when moving to the private sector.

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The Democratic Party Has Forgotten Its Roots

By on January 20, 2019 in Current Events with 0 Comments
The Democratic Party Has Forgotten Its Roots

The author says the shutdown highlights the fact that the Democratic party has forgotten its roots, and federal employees are paying the price.

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