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Federal Employee Survivor Spousal Checklist

By on July 9, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Federal Employee Survivor Spousal Checklist

What should a federal employee’s surviving spouse do when s/he dies? This is a checklist for handling federal benefits.

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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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How Federal Employees Can Avoid Overpaying for Life Insurance

By on March 26, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
How Federal Employees Can Avoid Overpaying for Life Insurance

How can you avoid overpaying for life insurance as a federal employee?

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OPM Provides Fact Sheet on Pay and Benefits During the Shutdown

By on January 11, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
OPM Provides Fact Sheet on Pay and Benefits During the Shutdown

OPM has released a fact sheet with information on what happens to your pay and benefits during the ongoing shutdown.

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Should Federal Employees Decline FEGLI Option B for Supplemental Coverage?

By on March 2, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Should Federal Employees Decline FEGLI Option B for Supplemental Coverage?

Federal employees have options to increase their basic FEGLI coverage. However, cheaper alternatives are available that may provide a better option.

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Spend Less, Save More: Keep (at least) ONE of your 2018 New Year’s Resolutions

By on December 20, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Spend Less, Save More: Keep (at least) ONE of your 2018 New Year’s Resolutions

Finding ways to save money is often among our New Year’s resolutions. Evaluating your FEGLI insurance premiums can be a way to significantly cut costs.

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Give Yourself a Raise with a FEGLI Option B Alternative

By on November 13, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Give Yourself a Raise with a FEGLI Option B Alternative

Is FEGLI Option B always the best deal? The author says that unannounced rate increases can mean it may not be the most affordable option over time.

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Quick Guide: FERS Retirement for Busy Employees

By on October 5, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Quick Guide: FERS Retirement for Busy Employees

Do you know the basic benefits included under FERS? This is a quick overview of them and what each provides.

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Now is a Good Time to Verify Your FEGLI Coverage

By on October 2, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Now is a Good Time to Verify Your FEGLI Coverage

Did you make changes to your FEGLI elections during last year’s open season? OPM wants you to ensure they are correct.

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When Do Your FEGLI Changes Take Effect?

By on September 5, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
When Do Your FEGLI Changes Take Effect?

If you made changes to your FEGLI options in the last open season, you may be wondering when they take effect. Here are the details of what to expect.

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