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Which TSP Fund Up 8.65% in 12 Months?

By on July 1, 2020 9:57 AM in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Which TSP Fund Up 8.65% in 12 Months?

How did the TSP funds perform in June? The best performing fund in the last year may surprise you.

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Should We Tap Into Our TSP to Pay Off Debt Using the Special Coronavirus Distribution Rules?

on June 30, 2020 12:04 PM in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments

A federal employee asks, "...provided I qualify to make the COVID-related withdrawal, would it be foolish to withdraw $40,000 from my Thrift Savings Plan (not as a loan but as a withdrawal) and spread the income tax out over three years to be debt free (aside from my house and student loans)?"

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Bills Would Require Publishing Agency Reopening Plans, Reimbursing Dependent Care Costs

By on June 26, 2020 8:23 AM in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Bills Would Require Publishing Agency Reopening Plans, Reimbursing Dependent Care Costs

Recently introduced legislation would require federal agencies to publish their reopening plans online to facilitate the safety of their employees.

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GAO Suggests Safe Practices for Returning Federal Employees to Offices

By on June 25, 2020 3:33 PM in Human Resources with 0 Comments
GAO Suggests Safe Practices for Returning Federal Employees to Offices

GAO has listed considerations it said agencies need to take to safely bring federal employees back to work in an office environment.

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Federal Government Sent Nearly $1.4 Billion in Coronavirus Stimulus Payments to Dead People

on June 25, 2020 1:06 PM in Current Events with 0 Comments

A GAO report found that the federal government sent roughly $1.4 billion in stimulus payments to dead people in its response to the coronavirus.

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Are Your Long-Term Care Plans Putting You in Danger?

By on June 22, 2020 3:26 PM in Retirement with 0 Comments
Are Your Long-Term Care Plans Putting You in Danger?

The coronavirus has disproportionately targeted individuals in long-term care facilities. The author says this is an important reminder for LTC planning.

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OPM Plans to ‘Streamline the Leave Restoration Process’ for Coronavirus

By on June 19, 2020 11:30 AM in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
OPM Plans to ‘Streamline the Leave Restoration Process’ for Coronavirus

OPM said it plans to issue regulations soon that would “streamline the leave restoration process” in certain situations for lost annual leave.

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You Can Now Apply for Coronavirus TSP Loans

By on June 16, 2020 8:51 AM in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
You Can Now Apply for Coronavirus TSP Loans

Special loan and withdrawal options are now available to TSP participants affected by the coronavirus.

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House Lawmakers Call for $25 Billion USPS Bailout

By on June 15, 2020 2:29 PM in Agency News with 0 Comments
House Lawmakers Call for $25 Billion USPS Bailout

A group of 137 House members want Congress to provide an emergency bailout for the Postal Service.

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Some Federal Workers Returning to DC Agency Headquarters

on June 10, 2020 8:01 AM in Current Events with 0 Comments

Several federal agencies with headquarters in the Washington, DC, area will bring a limited number of employees back to the office next week with safety guidelines in place and leeway for those not ready to return to their desks.

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