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6
Dec

Federal Employee Retirement: Best Day to Retire in 2019 Is Approaching

Federal Employee Retirement: Best Day to Retire in 2019 Is Approaching Earlier this year, we covered the best days for FERS retirement. Because FERS benefits kick in on the first day of the next month, the best days to retire each year are the last days of the month. That’s because those who decide to wait until the second or

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5
Dec

Are Structured CDs Too Good To Be True?

Are Structured CDs Too Good To Be True? Most people know what Certificates of Deposit (CDs) are. You buy one for a number of years, then at the end, the bank gives you your money back plus a little interest. They’re not huge moneymakers, but they’re about as reliable as can be, which makes them great tools for offsetting risk. Of course,

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5
Dec

Holiday Wish List 2018: Financial Security

Holiday Wish List 2018: Financial Security What’s on your loved one’s gift wish list? Are they asking for the latest technology? Fashionable apparel? A must-have toy? No matter the buzz-worthy item, what they may want consider is a gift that lasts a lifetime. Remember, it is just a matter of time before a new version of their favorite technology enters

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5
Dec

Temporarily Relaxing TSP Hardship Withdrawal Rules

Temporarily Relaxing TSP Hardship Withdrawal Rules The TSP is relaxing hardship withdrawal rules for victims of Hurricane Michael or Hurricane Florence. Here are the details. Read the full blog post by clicking below: Temporarily Relaxing TSP Hardship Withdrawal Rules The post Temporarily Relaxing TSP Hardship Withdrawal Rules appeared first on My Federal Benefits. Source: Federal Benefits Help Temporarily Relaxing TSP

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4
Dec

OPM Addresses How Pay Will Work for Tomorrow’s Holiday

OPM Addresses How Pay Will Work for Tomorrow’s Holiday OPM has provided detailed guidance on pay and leave for the upcoming holiday honoring former President George H.W. Bush. Read the full blog post by clicking below: OPM Addresses How Pay Will Work for Tomorrow’s Holiday The post OPM Addresses How Pay Will Work for Tomorrow’s Holiday appeared first on My

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30
Nov

The 7 Costly Mistakes People Make with Their Money #1

The 7 Costly Mistakes People Make with Their Money #1 Mistake Number 1: Paying Taxes on the Same Dollar More than Once It has been said that great mastermind, Albert Einstein, once referred to compound interest as the “eighth wonder of the world.” If that’s true, then obviously ole’ Albert never lived under our nation’s present tax system. You see,

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30
Nov

16 Postal Workers Sentenced for Accepting Bribes to Deliver Cocaine through the Mail

16 Postal Workers Sentenced for Accepting Bribes to Deliver Cocaine through the Mail A group of 16 Atlanta area postal workers were sentenced to prison for taking bribes to deliver packages of cocaine for drug traffickers. Read the full blog post by clicking below: 16 Postal Workers Sentenced for Accepting Bribes to Deliver Cocaine through the Mail The post 16

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28
Nov

Chance of an Extra Holiday at Christmas for Federal Employees?

Chance of an Extra Holiday at Christmas for Federal Employees? Are federal employees likely to receive an extra day off on Christmas Eve, which falls on a Monday in 2018? Read the full blog post by clicking below: Chance of an Extra Holiday at Christmas for Federal Employees? The post Chance of an Extra Holiday at Christmas for Federal Employees?

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27
Nov

One of the Most Powerful Gifts You Can Give

One of the Most Powerful Gifts You Can Give On #GivingTuesday, we wanted to share a story that highlights how important your giving can be in changing a life. Prentiss Bullard says one of the most important values his father instilled in him was education. “It was my dad’s dream for me to go to college, because I’m the first-generation

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27
Nov

CSRS Retirement: When is the Best Day to Retire?

CSRS Retirement: When is the Best Day to Retire? If you are a federal employee who has contributed to the Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS) throughout your tenure, then you may be ready to leave public service and begin your CSRS retirement. Before you can do that, it is important to strategically plan your retirement date to maximize your benefits

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