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Nov 30, 2011

Thrift Savings Plan I Fund


TSP's I Fund brings 'true diversification' to portfolio


'...there's more to the TSP than just those two funds...'


Reference: federal-retirement.blogspot.com
Tags: I Fund, TSP, FERS, CSRS

Nov 28, 2011

Buyouts, Layoffs and more pay freezing likely for Federal Workers


Extended pay freeze, layoffs likely


'...likely to mean 2012 will see a hiring freeze, buyouts and early outs, and maybe even layoffs through reductions-in-force to start bringing payroll costs down....'


Reference: www.federaltimes.com
Tags: Federal Employee Buyouts,

Nov 26, 2011

Ron Paul, the presidential candidate who says he'll shrink government the most,


Ron Paul backed by workers he's aiming to show door


'...leads in donations from federal employees, with $95,085 through Sept. 30. That is more than four times ...'


Reference: www.startribune.com
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Nov 25, 2011

Federal Employees and Medicare Part B


FEHBP + Medicare Part B can be 'political insurance'


'...Federal employees turning 65 might be wondering: Do I get Medicare Part B coverage in addition to my federal health plan? ...'


Reference: www.federalnewsradio.com
Tags: FEHBP, Medicare Part B,

Nov 11, 2011

Is FERS too generous


FERS Fact Check


'...whether they are too generous -- are the subject of much discussion right now on Capitol Hill...'


Reference: federal-retirement.blogspot.com
Tags: Federal Retirement