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

Has your home to work commute returned to pre-pandemic levels? Have you gone from happy home-bound worker to wretched rush hour victim?

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Would you take less pay, smaller pension for better lifestyle?

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(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)FILE - In this May 3, 2020, file photo, light shines from inside the U.S. Capitol dome at dusk on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Janitor-Marine-TSP millionaire tackles Social Security offset and windfall

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Dr. Fauci or Dr. Phil: Who’s the real hero?

In the real world the real heroes, i.e. the people who will literally save our bacon right now, are mostly unknown, faceless bureaucrats.

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FILE - In this Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2016, file photo, people walk at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia. Americans generally do not have enough saved for retirement and Congress is considering a number of measures to address that. (AP Photo/Matt Rourk, File)

Timing your first date with Social Security

Working for the federal government has its rewards and challenges. The same when you retire — a lot of options which also means a lot of choices.

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You can’t take it with you — or can you?

One of the great fears of people planning for retirement is running out of, or low on money while they are still breathing.

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