Tag: Insurance

Choosing the Correct Survivor Annuity Option

By on May 2, 2018 in Pay & Benefits, Retirement with 0 Comments
Choosing the Correct Survivor Annuity Option

There are three survivor annuity options for FERS employees. The author explains the differences and whether life insurance can serve as a replacement.

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Legislation Would Provide Disability Insurance Benefit to Federal Employees

By on January 18, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Legislation Would Provide Disability Insurance Benefit to Federal Employees

Legislation has been introduced that would give federal employees the option of buying short-term disability insurance.

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Senator Subpoenas OPM Over Providing Insurance Benefits to Lawmakers

By on December 27, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Senator Subpoenas OPM Over Providing Insurance Benefits to Lawmakers

Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI) has subpoenaed OPM over the agency’s failure to explain why it is subsidizing health insurance for lawmakers.

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The 7 Biggest Risks to Federal Retirees

By on June 8, 2017 in Retirement with 0 Comments
The 7 Biggest Risks to Federal Retirees

The author outlines seven areas on which to focus as part of your retirement planning process.

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What Happens to Your Federal Benefits If You Leave Before You Are Eligible to Retire?

By on February 1, 2017 in Pay & Benefits, Retirement with 0 Comments
What Happens to Your Federal Benefits If You Leave Before You Are Eligible to Retire?

What happens to your benefits as a federal employee if you leave before you are eligible to retire from federal service?

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The Three P’s of ‘Pre-tirement’ Planning: Project, Protect, and Perfect

By on January 29, 2017 in Retirement with 0 Comments
The Three P’s of ‘Pre-tirement’ Planning: Project, Protect, and Perfect

These three points are critical in helping you develop a successful retirement plan for life after your federal career.

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Three Crucial Retirement Planning Tips for 2017

By on January 4, 2017 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Three Crucial Retirement Planning Tips for 2017

The start of a new year is often a time when we make plans for a better future. The author lists what she sees as the three most critical planning tips of a solid retirement plan for federal employees.

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How to Locate FEHB Rates for 2017

By on October 2, 2016 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
How to Locate FEHB Rates for 2017

What will you pay for your insurance benefits next year? Here is a quick explanation of how to locate the FEHB health insurance rates for 2017.

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FEGLI Open Season Starts in September – Are You Ready?

By on August 25, 2016 in Human Resources, Pay & Benefits with 4 Comments

The upcoming FEGLI open season runs for the month of September. OPM has provided these resources to help you make the most of it.

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FERS 3-Legged Stool vs FERS Recliner: Where Will You Sit?

By on August 24, 2016 in Retirement with 0 Comments
FERS 3-Legged Stool vs FERS Recliner: Where Will You Sit?

The author outlines key components of the FERS system you will need to have a successful retirement.

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