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Don’t Throw Away Your Coronavirus Stimulus Payment!

By on May 30, 2020 in Current Events with 0 Comments

About 4 million people are getting stimulus payments on prepaid debit cards, and some have mistakenly thrown them in the trash.

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11 Things USPS Mail Carriers Wish You Knew

on May 29, 2020 in Current Events with 0 Comments

Both a current and former mail carrier for the Postal Service reveal the top things they wish the American public knew when it comes to the mail.

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Federal Employees Concerned About Returning to Work

on May 27, 2020 in Current Events with 0 Comments

Federal employees and their unions say they’re increasingly concerned that their bosses will force them back to the office without sufficient protection.

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Another Bill Would Ban Federal Employees from Using TikTok

By on May 21, 2020 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Another Bill Would Ban Federal Employees from Using TikTok

A second bill has been introduced in Congress to ban federal employees from using TikTok on government issued devices.

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Greeting Cards for Federal Employees

on May 19, 2020 in Current Events with 0 Comments

An attorney with the Department of Homeland Security has developed her own line of greeting cards with quips designed to appeal to federal employees.

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Here’s Why the Amount of Your Coronavirus Stimulus Payment Could be Different Than What You Were Expecting

By on May 13, 2020 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Here’s Why the Amount of Your Coronavirus Stimulus Payment Could be Different Than What You Were Expecting

The IRS explains common reasons why the amount of your coronavirus stimulus payment may be different than you were expecting.

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Provisions for Federal Employees in the New $3 Trillion Coronavirus Bill

By on May 12, 2020 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Provisions for Federal Employees in the New $3 Trillion Coronavirus Bill

House lawmakers have proposed a massive new spending bill for the coronavirus that contains some provisions relevant to federal employees.

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How to Make Lemonade from Lemons

By on May 6, 2020 in Current Events with 0 Comments
How to Make Lemonade from Lemons

The situation with the coronavirus is scary and unprecedented, but these are some planning strategies within your control to help you create a better future.

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The Economy is Tanking, So Why Isn’t the Stock Market?

By on May 6, 2020 in Current Events with 0 Comments
The Economy is Tanking, So Why Isn’t the Stock Market?

The coronavirus pandemic has hit the economy hard, but you wouldn’t know it from the recent stock market performance. Why is there a disconnect?

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White House Pushes to Reopen the Country, but Agencies are Not Rushing Employees Back to Office

on May 6, 2020 in Current Events with 0 Comments

Despite a broader push to reopen much of the country, it could be months before federal workers are back in the office at normal, pre-coronavirus levels.

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