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26Apr

2017

In the wake of President Donald Trump’s government reorganization directive, the Environmental Protection Agency is offering early buyouts and retirements. The EPA Acting Deputy Administrator Michael Flynn said they want to complete the early out program by June 30th. “The…

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25Apr

2017

According to government records and documents, the U.S. Bureau of Prisons paid more than $2 million in bonuses to top executives and wardens during the past three years. This comes during a time when the agency is dealing with persistent…

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24Apr

2017

Across the southwest border, the number of immigrants caught crossing into the United States illegally has dropped dramatically. March saw less than 12,200 people caught. That’s a 64 percent decrease from last year, and the lowest monthly number in 17…

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21Apr

2017

Planning for retirement should begin as early as possible. It’s literally never too early. Knowing the deadlines and requirements will greatly reduce stress as you move into this phase of your life. Contributing to a Thrift Savings Plan as early…

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20Apr

2017

The IRS is sending out 100,000 notification letters to student financial aid applicants who might be tax ID victims. IRS Commissioner, John Koskinen, told members of the Senate Finance Committee that 35,000 letter were on their way to people advising…

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19Apr

2017

The TSP Modernization Act, introduced by Senators Rob Portman (R-OH) and Tom Carper (D-RI), could allow for more flexible withdrawal options. One of the primary goals of the bill is to encourage federal workers to leave their savings in their…

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18Apr

2017

Under the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS), there are four types of retirement; voluntary, early, deferred, and disability. Previous posts in the series have looked at the eligibility requirements, annuity computation, and special provisions for each. This post will focus on special deductions…

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13Apr

2017

Planning for retirement should begin as early as possible. It’s literally never too early. Knowing the deadlines and requirements will greatly reduce stress as you move into this phase of your life. Contributing to a Thrift Savings Plan as early…

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12Apr

2017

The federal hiring freeze ends today. Trump’s hiring freeze lasted 79 days, ending 11 days before the initial deadline. Agencies can begin hiring again without restriction or approval from OPM. However, the Office of Management and Budget director Mick Mulvaney…

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11Apr

2017

A highly-rated pain management specialist at a Southeastern Missouri VA, Dr. Klein, is supposed to work with veterans, but instead, he sits in his small office all day and does nothing. Klein describes his current work situation as “solitary confinement”….

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