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Recent Articles
An Update to Federal Retirement and Insurance Benefits for Same-Sex Married Couples
Federal benefits expert, Ed Zurndorfer, reviews the changes to all federal retirement and other benefit programs resulting from the June 26, 2013 Supreme Court decision striking down the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), which was passed into law in 1996 . . . more

Guide to CSRS Offset Retirement Benefits and Rules
Federal benefits expert, Ed Zurndorfer, unravels the complicated rules and benefits of CSRS Offset retirement . . . more

2014 FEHB Open Season Dates Announced by OPM
During the open season, employees can take certain actions for the Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Program, Federal Flexible Spending Account Program (FSAFEDS), and the Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program (FEDVIP) . . . more

OPM Issues Final Rule on Phased Retirement
A frequently-asked-questions guide on the program is also now available . . . more

TSP Participants Who Want to Name Non-Spouses as Beneficiaries Should Complete Proper Form
Federal benefits expert, Ed Zurndorfer, discusses what Thrift Savings Plan participants need to do in order to name non-spouses (such as children) as their TSP beneficiary. Also presented is a recent court decision that illustrates why a will is not substitute for a formal beneficiary designation . . . more

Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) Returns: Monthly and Annual - G, F, C, S, I and L Funds Updated: August 4, 2014
View the latest Thrift Savings Plan returns . . . more

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Federal Retirement Resources
2014 Federal Leave Chart / Record / Calendar
Keep track of your 2014 leave with this handy calendar -- downloadable in PDF and a new app for mobile devices . . . more

2014 Checkbook Guide to Health Plans for Federal Employees and Annuitants
The guide tells you how much money you can save by changing -- or by staying in -- your health insurance plan. It summarizes thousands of facts about the plans to simplify your choice. Some agencies have arranged access to the guide for their employees. . . . more

2013 Federal Holidays
Federal law (5 U.S.C. 6103) establishes these public holidays for federal employees in 2013. . . . more

Federal Employee Pay Freeze Calculator
An employee group has created an online calculator to help all federal employees understand the true long-term costs to their wallet from an extended pay freeze . . . more








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Read federal retirement articles written by federal benefits expert and Certified Financial Planner, Edward Zurndorfer

Recent Articles & Resources
 An Update to Federal Retirement and Insurance Benefits for Same-Sex Married Couples
 Guide to CSRS Offset Retirement Benefits and Rules
 2014 FEHB Open Season Dates Announced by OPM
 OPM Issues Final Rule on Phased Retirement
 TSP Participants Who Want to Name Non-Spouses as Beneficiaries Should Complete Proper Form