Benefits

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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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Want a Roth IRA on steriods? Check your health plan.

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Coordinating your health plan with Medicare: Does it work for you?

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(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)The Rainbow Flag flies beneath the American flag at the Stonewall National Monument, Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017, in New York. The Rainbow Flag, an international symbol of LGBT liberation and pride, was flown for the first time at the monument. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

OPM will allow same-sex spouses of deceased federal employees a chance to apply for survivor benefits

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This Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021, photo shows a Social Security card in Tigard, Ore.  Millions of retirees on Social Security will get a 5.9% boost in benefits for 2022. The biggest cost-of-living adjustment in 39 years follows a burst in inflation as the economy struggles to shake off the drag of the coronavirus pandemic.  (AP Photo/Jenny Kane)

Inflation alert: Are you on the Titanic or the iceberg?

The January cost of living adjustmnent for most retired feds, military and Social Security reciepents will be 5.9%. But the keyword is “most.”

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Lessons learned from a former VA undersecretary

After spending three years as Undersecretary for Veterans Benefits during the Trump administration, Paul Lawrence has learned a few lessons.

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Good day to trim your health premium $2,000

This Federal Employees Health Benefits Program Open Season, doing some shopping could save you big. And there are resources you can turn to help you make your decision.

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