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16
Oct

Get Ready: The 2018 FEHB Open Season Starts Next Month

Get Ready: The 2018 FEHB Open Season Starts Next Month Now is the time to review your federal health insurance coverage, enroll in insurance plans, and make sure all of your benefits are in order. The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) has set the dates for the 2018 Federal Benefits Open Season (FEHB Open Season), which allows employees to enroll

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15
Oct

DC VA Medical Center Has a New Director

DC VA Medical Center Has a New Director The VA announced that it has appointed a new director of the embattled DC VA Medical Center. Read the full blog post by clicking below: DC VA Medical Center Has a New Director The post DC VA Medical Center Has a New Director appeared first on My Federal Benefits. Source: Federal Benefits

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12
Oct

Everything Federal Employees Need To Know About The Thrift Savings Plan (TSP)

Established in 1986, the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) is the federal government’s version of private corporations’ 401(k) plans. It is a defined-contribution plan, meaning that benefits are not guaranteed but rather the result of what you and your agency put into the plan and the interest you earn. The TSP is a great opportunity for saving for retirement, of which

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12
Oct

Ensuring Accuracy of Federal Employee Personnel Files

Ensuring Accuracy of Federal Employee Personnel Files OPM has issued guidance for agencies on maintaining accurate personnel files consistent with the requirements of an Executive Order issued in May. Read the full blog post by clicking below: Ensuring Accuracy of Federal Employee Personnel Files The post Ensuring Accuracy of Federal Employee Personnel Files appeared first on My Federal Benefits. Source:

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11
Oct

Why The F Fund Has Been The Worst-Performing TSP Fund Lately

Why The F Fund Has Been The Worst-Performing TSP Fund Lately The F Fund has suffered from a lackluster performance in recent years. The author explains why this is the case and what its prospects are going forward. Read the full blog post by clicking below: Why The F Fund Has Been The Worst-Performing TSP Fund Lately The post Why

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9
Oct

Roth Re-Characterization Deadline Fast Approaching

Roth Re-Characterization Deadline Fast Approaching Have you re-characterized a Roth IRA? This October has an important deadline for taxpayers using this technique. Read the full blog post by clicking below: Roth Re-Characterization Deadline Fast Approaching The post Roth Re-Characterization Deadline Fast Approaching appeared first on My Federal Benefits. Source: Federal Benefits Help Roth Re-Characterization Deadline Fast Approaching

5
Oct

The Best Life Insurance Solutions For Federal Employees

You know you should get it taken care of. You know you shouldn’t procrastinate. But it’s so complicated. As a federal employee, researching and choosing the best life insurance plan can be a headache. How much do you need? Which plan is best? How can you make the smartest financial decision while ensuring your family is protected? Clients ask me

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2
Oct

Use An Annuity Calculator to See How the High-5 Plan Affects You

Use An Annuity Calculator to See How the High-5 Plan Affects You The MyFEDBenefits team has kept a close eye on the government’s proposed retirement policies over the past 2 years. Though the changes aren’t done yet, it looks like retirement benefits may be a sticking point in the 2019 proposed budget. It’s time that we can start to use an

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2
Oct

Emma Talley Golf Clinic’s Receive National News

Emma Talley Golf Clinic’s Receive National News Greetings Clients & Friends, For over 30 years, we have hosted workshops and client events… last week, we hosted two very different types of events – youth golf clinics. As a sponsor of Kentucky Native and LPGA Rookie, Emma Talley, we hosted Emma to meet, greet and instruct youth players in the Louisville

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1
Oct

Five Things to Add to Your Financial To-do List

Five Things to Add to Your Financial To-do List The weather is getting cooler, the colors are changing, and the scent of pumpkin spice fills the air signaling the beginning of fall and holiday season. But October isn’t just known for pumpkin carving and corn mazes, October is also the month for financial planning. It’s a great time to review

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