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Three Financial Benefits Available to Federal Employees

November 29, 2018 3:33 PM , Updated December 9, 2018 7:52 AM
Three Financial Benefits Available to Federal Employees

Federal employees have unique benefits to help them save for retirement. The author discusses these as well as some other long-term wealth building advice.

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Don’t Fall for These 10 Long Term Care Insurance Myths

November 13, 2018 11:28 AM
Don’t Fall for These 10 Long Term Care Insurance Myths

These are several common myths that keep people from considering long term care insurance in their retirement planning.

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Choosing the Correct Survivor Annuity Option

May 2, 2018 1:53 PM , Updated August 22, 2018 8:00 AM
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

January 18, 2018 4:01 PM , Updated January 26, 2018 11:07 AM

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

December 27, 2017 12:05 PM , Updated January 2, 2018 11:37 AM

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

June 8, 2017 3:56 PM
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?

February 1, 2017 4:37 PM , Updated February 3, 2017 3:45 PM
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

January 29, 2017 3:30 PM , Updated January 31, 2017 1:02 PM
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

January 4, 2017 12:23 PM , Updated January 24, 2017 7:56 PM
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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Alternatives to Long-Term Care Insurance

September 29, 2016 11:08 AM
Alternatives to Long-Term Care Insurance

Federal employees under FLTCIP are facing a big hike in long-term care premiums. The author suggests they stay calm and explore other options.

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