Benefits

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You can’t take it with you! Or can you?

Are you concerned about your estate after you pass? Tom O’Rourke, a Washington area attorney who specializes in tax and estate law, shares his guide…

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Air Force spouse creates Five and Thrive program to prioritize military families

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TSP investing during a growing pandemic: How’s that work?

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DoD’s average housing subsidy sees big increase as real estate continues to get pricier

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(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)Sunlight shines on the U.S. Capitol dome, Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2021, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

NDAA has big changes for personnel, even though some blockbuster provisions are changed

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(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)The White House is visible as morning traffic builds along 16th Street Northwest, in Washington, Wednesday, March 16, 2016. The Metro subway system that serves the nation's capital and its Virginia and Maryland suburbs shut down for a full-day for an emergency safety inspection of its third-rail power cables. Making for unusual commute, as the lack of service is forcing some people on the roads, while others are staying home or teleworking. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

More time off at the end of 2021, but not necessarily leaving it on the table

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Open Season: Shop online and on company time for your health plan

What if you worked for an outfit that paid most of the premium for dozens of health plan options available to you, and allowed you to shop on the clock?…

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Is there an HMO in your future?

The anti-HMO feeling many have could be costing them money in premiums and good service. There are a wide array of HMOs available to federal workers/retirees…

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Hidden gems (and time bombs) in your health plan

Federal workers, retirees or their survivors have 12 more days to pick the health plan that will cover them and their families next year.

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