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

Next year’s premium rate increases under the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program are on the modest side, at least compared to recent years. Open…

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

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Post pandemic, it may be time to rethink your long term health needs

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TSP’s G fund has steadily declined for 30 years, belying reputation for stability

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Fewer feds are retiring in 2020, and yes, the pandemic is (partly) to blame

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TSP participants are generally satisfied, but there’s room for improvement

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(AP Photo/Elise Amendola)FILE- In this June 15, 2018, file photo, twenty dollar bills are counted in North Andover, Mass. Default on your federal student loans and the government can take up to 15 percent of each paycheck to satisfy your debt. The Education Department can also withhold federal benefits like tax returns and Social Security payments. Garnishment is an effective tool to recoup unpaid loans, private collection agencies enlisted by the Education Department took in over $841.6 million  via wage garnishment in the 2018 fiscal year, but it inflicts serious financial strain on borrowers who are already struggling. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

Your checks during coronavirus: A guide for federal employees and retirees

Most Social Security benefits and retirement checks will come as planned. And federal retirees who receive Social Security benefits won’t need to file…

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Federal retirements dropped in 2019, as employees cite wide variety of motivations to stay or go

According to a Federal News Network analysis of Office of Personnel Management data, 6,000 fewer employees retired in 2019 compared to the previous year….

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New TSP withdrawal options are live. Here’s what you need to know

Thrift Savings Plan participants officially have access now to a variety of new withdrawal options. Here’s what they mean, and here’s how they might help you stay in the TSP longer into retirement.

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