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How to deal with rising employee loneliness

You can’t play shrink, but you should listen, monitor, and do what you can to ensure a healthy environment.

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TSP millionaires club expands big time!

Membership in the exclusive federal Thrift Savings Plan millionaire club continues to grow as long-time federal and military investors continue to buy…

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FILE - In this June 6, 2015, file photo, a customer, bottom, pays for goods while shopping at the Atlanta Farmers Market in Atlanta. Americans finally got a raise in 2015 after seven years of stagnating incomes, driven by big gains among the poorest households, according to information provided by the Census Bureau, Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016. Higher minimum wages in many states and tougher competition among businesses to fill jobs pushed up pay, while low inflation made those paychecks stretch further. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)

6% raise, followed by a 12% cut

If you could boost your take home pay 6.2% for the rest of the year but the tradeoff is that you’d have to repay it in a 12.4% bite from your paycheck starting early next year — would you take the deal?

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