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  • Three Promises to Yourself
    by kevin couch on January 18, 2018 at 2:54 pm

    We’re now a bit into the new year. Are you losing weight? Exercising regularly? Eating five fruits or vegetables per ...More The article Three Promises to Yourself was first published on FEDweek. […]

  • Proper Handling of Retirement Plans
    by kevin couch on January 18, 2018 at 2:51 pm

    Your will won’t affect your IRA or other tax-deferred retirement plan. In some cases, you may handle the disposition of ...More The article Proper Handling of Retirement Plans was first published on FEDweek. […]

  • Refilling the Cash Bucket
    by kevin couch on January 18, 2018 at 2:51 pm

    Retirees should keep 12-18 months’ of spending money in a cash reserve such as a money market fund. Say you ...More The article Refilling the Cash Bucket was first published on FEDweek. […]

  • Death Benefits with No Survivor Annuity Payable
    by kevin couch on January 18, 2018 at 2:49 pm

    If a federal employee dies and no survivor annuity is payable based on his/her death, the retirement contributions remaining to ...More The article Death Benefits with No Survivor Annuity Payable was first published on FEDweek. […]

  • Choosing When to Enroll in FLTCIP
    by kevin couch on January 18, 2018 at 2:48 pm

    If you are eligible for Federal Long Term Care Insurance, as most federal employees and retirees are, you can enroll ...More The article Choosing When to Enroll in FLTCIP was first published on FEDweek. […]

  • Life Expectancy Gains Vary by Educational Level
    by kevin couch on January 18, 2018 at 2:47 pm

    One argument being raised in favor of increasing eligibility ages for Social Security and other retirement-related benefits is that increases ...More The article Life Expectancy Gains Vary by Educational Level was first published on FEDweek. […]

  • Dropping FEHB Late in a Career Carries Risk
    by kevin couch on January 18, 2018 at 2:46 pm

    The annual increases in Federal Employees Health Benefits program premiums have many employees late in their careers thinking about dropping ...More The article Dropping FEHB Late in a Career Carries Risk was first published on FEDweek. […]

  • Life Insurance Can Be Used to Provide for Parents, Too
    by kevin couch on January 18, 2018 at 2:46 pm

    Life insurance commonly is used to provide some financial security for your spouse and children. But you may have to ...More The article Life Insurance Can Be Used to Provide for Parents, Too was first published on FEDweek. […]

  • Funding a Problem but Also Used as Excuse at IRS, Report Says
    by kevin couch on January 18, 2018 at 2:05 pm

    The latest annual report from the National Taxpayer Advocate repeats the conclusion repeated reached by that office and others that ...More The article Funding a Problem but Also Used as Excuse at IRS, Report Says was first published on FEDweek. […]

  • More Disclosure of Guidance Sought
    by kevin couch on January 18, 2018 at 2:05 pm

    Federal agencies would be required to post on their public websites the guidance they issue on carrying out laws and ...More The article More Disclosure of Guidance Sought was first published on FEDweek. […]

 

 

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