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OPM is Encouraging Federal Employees to Get Flu Shots

By on October 9, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
OPM is Encouraging Federal Employees to Get Flu Shots

OPM is reminding federal employees to get a flu shot to help keep them healthy during the upcoming flu season.

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FEHB Premiums to Rise by 1.5% in 2019

By on September 26, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
FEHB Premiums to Rise by 1.5% in 2019

How much will your FEHB insurance premiums increase in 2019? OPM has provided the data in advance of the upcoming open season.

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Federal Benefits Open Season Coming This Fall

By on September 6, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Federal Benefits Open Season Coming This Fall

The annual open season for selecting your 2019 federal benefits will take place this fall. This is some important initial information for you to know.

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Removing a Family Member from the FEHB

By on August 22, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Removing a Family Member from the FEHB

When can a family member be removed from some FEHB plans? Here is OPM’s explanation.

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The Five Biggest Retirement Decisions Feds Have To Make

By on July 31, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
The Five Biggest Retirement Decisions Feds Have To Make

The author lists five important decisions that he says are likely the most important for federal employees in their retirement planning.

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Segmentation in the FEHB Program

By on June 28, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Segmentation in the FEHB Program

Self plus one premiums in FEHB are often higher than you might expect. The author says it’s due in part to segmenting in the insurance underwriting process.

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Who’s to Blame? Will Feds be Culpable for Lower Income and Lost Benefits?

By on June 5, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Who’s to Blame? Will Feds be Culpable for Lower Income and Lost Benefits?

Recent news about proposed benefits cuts has many current and former federal employees worried. How might they impact one’s retirement if enacted?

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Will My Federal Retirement Benefits Be a Meaningful Source of Income for Me?

By on May 22, 2018 in Pay & Benefits, Q&A with 0 Comments
Will My Federal Retirement Benefits Be a Meaningful Source of Income for Me?

I entered federal service late in my working life (at age 52). Will my federal retirement benefits be a meaningful source of income for me?

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How To Keep Your FEHB (Health Insurance) When You Retire

By on May 6, 2018 in Pay & Benefits, Retirement with 0 Comments
How To Keep Your FEHB (Health Insurance) When You Retire

In order to carry FEHB coverage into retirement, you must meet these requirements. The author also addresses some questions federal employees are likely to have.

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OPM Standardizes FEHB Plan Options

By on April 30, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
OPM Standardizes FEHB Plan Options

OPM has issued a new rule which it says will increase the number of FEHB plan options and potentially help lower costs.

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