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I’m in the Military; Should I Invest in the TSP?

on June 2, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments

Is the TSP a good option for young military members? A financial advisor shares her advice about the military's Blended Retirement System which incorporates the TSP.

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Military Pensions are Creating a Generation of Millionaires

on February 3, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments

The current generation of military service members have pensions worth millions and they don’t even know it. The author describes how the TSP can help supplement these pensions.

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Does Time at a U.S. Military Academy Count Toward Civilian Service?

By on January 31, 2020 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Does Time at a U.S. Military Academy Count Toward Civilian Service?

An appeals court considered whether the 5 year requirement of civilian service to quality for an annuity could be met in part with service as a cadet at West Point.

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Federal Employee Charged with Theft of Over $1 Million in Military Equipment

By on September 28, 2019 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Federal Employee Charged with Theft of Over $1 Million in Military Equipment

A federal employee at Camp Mabry has been charged with stealing over $1 million worth of military equipment.

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Should I Buy Back Military Time?

By on August 27, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Should I Buy Back Military Time?

Should you buy back military time? The author provides an analysis.

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Another Pay Freeze Proposed for 2020

By on March 11, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Another Pay Freeze Proposed for 2020

The White House has proposed a pay freeze for federal employees for the second year in a row.

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Make the Most of the New Military Retirement Plan

on February 28, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Military members have a new retirement plan that ensures service members who leave the military before qualifying for a pension can still receive some benefits. To make the most of it, the author says to be sure to focus on the Thrift Savings Plan.

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Fort Hood Shooting Victims’ Lawsuit Is Dismissed

By on January 24, 2019 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Fort Hood Shooting Victims’ Lawsuit Is Dismissed

In a major setback for individuals trying to obtain redress for the 2009 Fort Hood attacks, a federal court has dismissed all of the claims filed by victims.

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Military Deposits and Your Annuity

By on December 10, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Military Deposits and Your Annuity

How do military deposits affect FERS and CSRS retirement calculations? Here is an overview.

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Apple Launches Discount Program for Veterans and Military

By on December 7, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Apple Launches Discount Program for Veterans and Military

Apple has launched a discount program for active duty military and veterans with discounts on many of its products including iPhone and Apple Watches.

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