Mike Causey

Choosing when to retire: More complicated than ever?

When choosing when to retire, employees often fall into two groups, one federal benefits expert said. So where do you sit?

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Most TSP balances shrink in Q3: Smaller millionaires club

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COLA, COVID, pay raise, shutdown: Time for a time out?

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For federal employee health insurance, it’s never if, but how much?

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Executive orders fail the plain English test

Thousands and thousands of words in two important executive orders fail to add up to clarity.

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Minimal COVID impact on many federal health premiums

When the COVID pandemic hit, many predicted that premiums in the giant federal employee health benefits program would skyrocket.

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So you have an estate: Now what?

Most federal workers have college degrees. Most Americans don’t. While that doesn’t automatically mean anything, it’s something to consider when taking stock of your cash value.

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