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Active Military Duty Discount at Busch Gardens

If you’re a thrill seeker, there’s a good chance you’ve experienced the coasters at Busch Gardens before. Adventurers from around the world make this one of their must-see destinations to get their adrenaline highs. And now you can do it at an incredible rate. Busch Gardens in Williamsburg, VA is now offering a steep discount

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Find out More on Medicare Part B Premium 2017

The Medicare Part B premium was announced by the CMS (Centers for Medicare and Medical Services) to start as from 1st January 2017.

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What’s in Store for Federal Employees in 2017?

As 2017 is well underway, most of us are noticing that our paychecks are a little bit bigger, and we aren’t complaining!

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5 Websites to Help in Your Government Job Search

Without a doubt, this is the internet age. Businesses are rushing to the online market looking for ways to promote their services and products. The Federal Government is no different. If you are in the market for a government job, consider doing much of your searching online. There are plenty of agencies that post to

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Federal Employee Unions and Associations Directory

The federal government has a “right to work” policy

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Top Ten Open Season Tips

Unless you’ve had a qualifying life event – like getting married or divorced, having a baby, or moving to another state – Open Season is the only time you can change your health plan status (from self only to self and family, or vice versa) or choose a different health plan based on cost or your anticipated needs. This year, the Federal Employee Health Benefits (FEHB) Open Season runs from Monday, November 9 through Monday, December 14, 2009. Even if you think you’re all set with your current plan, make sure by following these ten tips:

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Telework Basics for Government Employees

Let’s face it, traffic stinks! No matter where you live and how far your drive to work is, being stuck behind the wheel of your automobile is no fun. But you can do something about it! Their are many programs available for Government employees to work from home, full and part-time, and avoid at least

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Reserve Educational Assistance (REAP)

The Department of Defense has a new education benefit available to certain reservists. REAP (Reserve Educational Assistance Program) provides educational assistance to those who’ve served active duty for at least 90 days beginning on or after September 11, 2001. The amount of assistance is determined by a percentage of the Montgomery GI Bill-Active Duty (MGIB)

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Federal Employee Savings

Save Early, Save Often… The Federal Ballpark E$timate calculator was designed to help federal employees determine how much they need to save for retirement by taking into account their projected federal annuities and Thrift Savings Plan benefits. The service is provided by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and is a free service to all

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