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Posted on Friday, 2nd April 2021 by Dennis Damp

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I’ve been writing my retirement planning column for close to two decades and during this time received numerous candid queries from friends and subscribers concerning their retirement fears. These concerns often cause federal employees to delay their departure until they resolve the conflict or simply throw the dice and leave. Request a 27 page Federal Retirement […]

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Posted on Thursday, 11th April 2019 by Dennis Damp

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Anyone that plans on traveling in the future, applying for a passport or needs access to a government building will require a REAL ID. Without this document travel by plane or anywhere out of country will be impossible. According to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the REAL ID program was passed by Congress in […]

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Posted on Sunday, 17th February 2019 by Dennis Damp

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Many retirees dream of a home away from home. The thought of having a place to escape to in the winter months, or during the summer for sun lovers, is enticing on many levels. Others consider a mobile home to explore this vast county in style and to visit the many attractions they heard so […]

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Posted on Friday, 28th September 2018 by Dennis Damp

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I grew up in Wilkinsburg, the Town of Churches. A bustling small town nesseled on the outskirts of Pittsburgh, PA. In my youth Wilkinsburg was a vibrant community and great place to raise children.  We had a Woolworth’s and Murphy’s Five and Dime store, the Rolland Movie Theater, Faller’s Furniture, the Penn-Lincoln Hotel, John’s Laundry […]

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Posted on Sunday, 29th March 2015 by Nancy Holston

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A step back in time awaits you in this seaside city on the Atlantic coast of Florida. Whenever I visit I always plan lunch or dinner at The Columbia Restaurant. It sits in the center of the old city and is a personal favorite. They offer sangrias made table side, the white is the best […]

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Posted on Sunday, 6th July 2014 by Nancy Holston

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Tanzania, Northern Circuit Safari Waking up in the Serengeti with a chill in the air and the sound of birds you’ve never heard before is an appetizer for your day ahead. The camp crew has a warm basin of water waiting outside your tent to freshen up before breakfast. What is awaiting you in the […]

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Posted on Saturday, 7th December 2013 by Nancy Holston

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As a Federal Employee I traveled a lot of miles and earned points at Hilton and Marriott hotels. One evening, while minding my own business, I received a call from Hilton Honors with a great deal, three free nights at a Hilton Grand Vacations Club (HGVC) Resort in Las Vegas.  All I had to do […]

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Posted on Saturday, 5th October 2013 by Dennis Damp

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I retired in 2005 at age 55, almost 9 years ago! Honestly, I wouldn’t have retired if I didn’t have 35+ years of service at the time and an avocation, my business to fall back on.  Had I stayed I would be retiring with 45 years and a maxed out annuity. What I enjoy about […]

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