1. 10/28/2020 – Federal Employee Benefits Newsletter

    Welcome to another edition of our newsletter for federal employees! As your financial experts dedicated to helping you to your financial independence, we make it a point to stay on top of all the news that might affect you, and we strive to keep you informed in this space. Today we have several item…Read More

  2. Monthly Economic Update – June 2020

    In this month’s recap: stocks rallied in May, sparked by a supportive Federal Reserve, stories of states re-opening, and reported progress on a COVID-19 vaccine. Presented by Walt West, June 2020 U.S. Markets Stocks rallied in May, sparked by a supportive Federal Reserve, stories of states re-open…Read More

  3. 6/1/2020 – Federal Employee Benefits Newsletter

    Welcome to the May edition of our monthly newsletter for federal employees! You likely know better than anyone that the government is a beast of an organization, and it can be hard keeping up with all the goings-on. As your financial experts who are dedicated to helping you to financial independence…Read More

  4. Perspectives Monthly eNewsletter – June 2020

    SMART TIP: Struggling to focus while working from home? Try taking breaks every hour (or more often) as needed. Even five minutes of pause may give you a little relief as you go about your workday. WHO SAID IT? “Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what yo…Read More

  5. Retirement in Sight Newsletter – May 2020

    MONTHLY NEWS AND INFORMATION FOR CURRENT AND FUTURE RETIREES PRESENTED BY WALT WEST - MAY 2020 QUOTE OF THE MONTH   “Reputation is what other people know about you. Honor is what you know about yourself.” LOIS MCMASTER BUJOLD HOW SHOULD PRE-RETIREES VIEW ILLIQUID ASSETS? Some people approach th…Read More

  6. 5/11/2020 – Employee Benefits Newsletter

    As the end of May wraps up, we have yet another newsletter for federal employees. This week carries some interesting news, including many ups and downs related to the COVID-19 global pandemic. As we see positive trends in the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) and negative trends for the FERS Special Retirem…Read More

  7. Monthly Perspectives eNewsletter – May 2020

    May 2020 SMART TIP: Last month, the CDC gave an official recommendation of wearing cloth facial coverings (masks) over your face and mouth, if you must leave your home, in order to slow the spread of COVID-19. What Foods Should You Keep on Hand During Quarantine? The most versatile, healthful foods …Read More

  8. Perspectives Monthly Lifestyle eNewsletter – April 2020

    Accentuate the Positive It’s no secret that we are in a better mood when we’re feeling well. However, evidence demonstrates that there may be genuine health benefits to maintaining a positive, optimistic outlook. In September of last year, JAMA Network Open published a meta-analysis taking a loo…Read More

  9. March 2020 Monthly Economic Update

    In this month’s recap: The coronavirus becomes the leading news story in the financial markets, sending stock indices and Treasury yields lower; oil futures slide; consumer confidence, hiring, and manufacturing data offer bright spots. Monthly Economic Update Presented by Walt West, March 2020 THE…Read More

  10. 02/2020 Monthly Economic Update

    In this month’s recap: the emerging coronavirus reins in the bulls on Wall Street, trade deals make headlines, the United Kingdom makes its Brexit, and confident U.S. households help the economy keep its pace. Monthly Economic Update Presented by Walt West, February 2020 THE MONTH IN BRIEF Early J…Read More