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Parenting Hacks: Your Summer Game Changer

When school’s out, schedules can get tossed aside and leave the whole family scrabbling. Don’t miss this chance as we clue you in on some tricks for a summer that’s fun and productive. These hacks will help you master anything from keeping a routine and creating a summertime bucket list to staying connected. Let’s prove that summer doesn’t have your family moving back two spaces or twisting down chutes, but up ladders and exclaiming Yahtzee! (Bonus! Can you spot 12 game-related words in this description?).

Wednesday, June 14, 2023

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Grief and Loss: The Journey of Healing Your Heart

Loss can hit hard and hurt in ways we don’t always expect. You may recall someone who went through a similar situation whose reaction was entirely different from your own, making you question whether your grief process is warranted or normal. Grief and loss are experienced individually; the way you navigate your journey in these sensitive, contemplative, and sometimes confusing moments is uniquely yours and is neither right nor wrong. This webinar offers guidance on working through what or whom you’ve lost so you can begin to heal your heart at your own rhythm.

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7 Thought-Provoking Questions that Help You Find Your Life Purpose

The pandemic has magically compelled some of us to ask ourselves: What’s my life’s purpose? While we’ve had some time to ponder this mystifying question, many of us are still waiting to see what the cards will reveal. With some sleight of hand and a few tricks up our sleeve, we’ll unveil strategies for conjuring more meaning in your life, and possibly pull a bunny out of your hat.

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The Art of Parenting Younger Kids

Watching toddlers explore their surroundings with curiosity often reminds parents to see the world through a novel lens. But, this formative period also means that parents must deal with more unpredictability and increased supervision. This webinar delves into child development and typical milestones and offers strategies to help your child form social skills and healthy habits. We'll also review communication techniques that work best with younger children.

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Coping with COVID: Ways to Adjust to Your New Normal

The COVID pandemic has been a devastating and disruptive force on life as we once knew it. If you constantly feel as though you’re in limbo and have anxiety about what may lie ahead, or you can’t quite find a schedule that seems to flow and often feel unorganized, you’re not alone. And because it seems that COVID is here to stay, this webinar is designed to help you identify coping strategies to improve your natural resilience to change and provides tips on how to have more good days than bad.

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Cultivating Contentment for Improved Mental Health

Better mental health is linked to contentment and life satisfaction. While we can’t be completely content all the time, we can make it a goal and take conscious steps toward it. This webinar explores how contentment can positively affect your well-being and offers tips and resources for cultivating more of it each day.

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Effects of Intimate Partner Violence

According to the National Commission on COVID-19 and Criminal Justice, there’s been an 8.1% increase in intimate partner violence during the pandemic. View this webinar to gain an understanding of relationship violence, review our nation’s latest statistics, and learn the signs to watch for, who’s most vulnerable, and how to get help for yourself or someone you care about. Ultimately, knowledge and awareness of this sensitive subject could be the key to saving a life.

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Everyday Resilience: Stay Grounded and Stroll Past Stress

Along life’s path, we’re bound to encounter bumps in the road and hairpin turns that catch us off guard. Tell stress to take a hike by attending this webinar that explores various routes to help you march confidently past daily challenges and make bigger strides toward more resilience.

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Facing Conflict: There’s No Avoiding It

Conflict is inevitable, yet many of us don’t know how to handle it effectively. Some of us even avoid it at all costs. But dodging conflict isn’t always the best way to resolve an issue. This presentation provides helpful tactics and expert advice on facing challenging interactions and everyday disagreements with civility and respect.

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The Gloves are Off: Facing the Fight with Your Anxiety

When you’re in the ring of life, it’s natural to occasionally be hesitant about what you may be facing. Though, if you constantly feel like you’re being saved by the bell or your unease boxes you into the corner, anxiety may be striking a punch and tempting you to throw in the towel. In this session, we’ll take our gloves off, go toe-to-toe with anxiety, and show you how to roll with the punches

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Finance Fundamentals: Reduce Risk and Take Control of Your Future

In this session, an expert from the Institute for Financial Education ( discusses the fundamentals of your life’s financial plan. Learn how to avoid financial risk, set attainable goals, reduce expenses and increase savings, identify and eliminate debt, and protect your identity. Plus, discover the value of maximizing, accumulating, and protecting cash flow to take control of your financial future.

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Financial Planning in Uncertain Times

Creating financial wellness for you and your family in uncertain times can certainly seem challenging, so feel more confident by watching this webinar on budgeting for change, TSP and benefit planning, and retirement and exit strategies. Our speaker from the Institute for Financial Education ( discusses ways to address financial insecurities and prepare for your future inspirations.

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Habit or Addiction: What’s the Difference?

Having routines, keeping to a schedule, and sticking to certain regimens are normal parts of daily human operation. But for some people, what they feel compelled to do goes beyond routine and into the realm of addiction. Addictive behavior comes in many forms and can involve almost any activity. Discover the difference between habit and addiction and how to get help for a friend, a loved one, or yourself.

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Habit or Addiction: What’s the Difference?

Having routines, keeping to a schedule, and sticking to certain regimens are normal parts of daily human operation. But for some people, what they feel compelled to do goes beyond routine and into the realm of addiction. Addictive behavior comes in many forms and can involve almost any activity. Discover the difference between habit and addiction and how to get help for a friend, a loved one, or yourself.

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Life Insurance: Your Well-Being Asset

Most of us are familiar with life insurance policies and understand that they exist to ensure our family members are taken care of financially after we die. What some may not realize is that life insurance is one of the most important aspects of a personal financial plan. In this session, a financial expert from the Institute for Financial Education ( will shed some light on how life insurance works, its value, and what to consider when choosing the right policy.

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Lighting the Way for Less Holiday Stress

The holidays bring about a myriad of feelings. For some, it can be a joyful time of celebration with family and friends, while for others, it’s a time of sadness and feeling overwhelmed. In this webinar, we head over the river and through the woods to examine sources of holiday stress, suggest ways to regulate emotions, and review coping strategies. Plus, get tips for tying a bow on your holiday tasks, making a budget (and checking it twice), and celebrating in ways that hold meaning for you.

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Recession-Ready Retirement

Imagine looking forward to sunsetting your career for the better part of your professional life, only to watch your nest egg sink down into the horizon along with the sun. This is what retiring in a recession could look like, but there are things you can do to block your savings from the harmful rays of an economic downturn. With the help of a financial planning expert from the Institute for Financial Education ( and some SPF-GDP, you’ll be sitting with your toes in the sand just like you planned.


Remote Worker Well-Being: Managing Your Time, Energy, and Organization

While regular work-at-home has been increasing for many years (up 216% since 2005*), the pandemic has given even more rise to the trend. Along with its many appealing benefits, working from home can also present some unique challenges. Whether you've worked remotely for years or you're new to the concept, this webinar provides valuable tips for managing your time and energy and staying organized and productive while on the job at home.

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*Global Workplace Analytics, 2022

Retirement Planning: Strategies for Safeguarding Your Finances

After a lifetime of accumulating and growing assets and savings, how are you going to make it last? Market volatility, long-term care, death, disability, and even longevity are all significant risks. In this presentation, a financial expert from the Institute for Financial Education ( discusses ways to safeguard your retirement from economic crises and offers strategies to tax-shelter retirement funds and plan for tax and inflation increases.

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Self-Care: Dealing with Stress

You’ve heard the directions on an airplane about putting on your oxygen mask first before assisting others with theirs, right? This is to ensure you’re better able to take care of those around you and is a lesson we all should be mindful of in times of stress: take care of yourself first to better handle stresses that lie ahead. Join us as we cover types of stress and reveal self-care strategies that can help you prevail and nurture your spirit.

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Strategizing Taxes to Improve Your Future Well-Being

Because obtaining financial wellness can seem challenging amid uncertainty, our expert from the Institute for Financial Education ( discusses how to use volatility to your tax advantage. Learn how to eliminate variables for retirement and use tax-advantaged dollars efficiently. Plus, find out why the next five years are crucial for long-term tax planning.

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Stress-Hardiness: Qualities that Bolster Resilience

Why are some people better able to handle stress than others, and how do they do it? It likely has to do with an individual's stress-hardiness, or honing characteristics that protect them from the negative effects of stress and allow them to bounce back more quickly from life’s adversities. This webinar elaborates on specific traits you can strengthen to become more stress-hardy and resilient.

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Thoughts, Feelings, and Behaviors: How They Work Together

Our thoughts, feelings, and actions are all interconnected. At times, however, we fall into unproductive or negative thought patterns and allow our feelings to control our behavior. The key to disrupting these patterns is understanding the differences between your thoughts, feelings, and behaviors, as well as how each of them influences one another. This session helps connect the dots to improve emotional regulation and develop strategies for more productive thoughts that lead to better behavior.

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Tune in to Mindfulness to Tune out the Negative

It’s sometimes difficult to scan through the negativity we encounter each day and tune in more positive vibes. But just as we can change the station to find a better song on the radio, with a bit of mindfulness, we can learn to seek out the good in our daily lives. This webinar explores the frequencies of mindfulness to help you skip the static and channel something more upbeat.

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Understanding Federal Insurance Programs

Making decisions about insurance coverage can be as confusing as tangled fishing lines. A financial expert from The Institute for Financial Education ( will help interpret the many streams of insurance, including FEHB, FEGLI, FLTCIP, Medicaid, Medicare, OASDI, and Social Security supplement. Let’s unravel these options together to help you fasten and cast your plan for the future.

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Understanding Your TSP

It’s important to prepare for retirement, and leveraging your TSP is an excellent way to save and accumulate funds. Join us as a financial expert from the Institute for Financial Education ( discusses ways to safeguard and grow your TSP, avoid taxes, and let your money start working for you and your retirement goals.

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Working Effectively with Multi-Generational Coworkers

While generational diversity is beneficial in any workplace, functioning effectively and attaining cohesion can sometimes be complicated for a team made up of several age groups. This session focuses on the value of learning from and teaching one another, appreciating each person’s unique skills and experience, and finding common ground in the name of working toward a shared goal.

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Your Social Security Toolbox: The Mechanics of Maximizing Benefits

Understand the construction of your Social Security benefits with guidance from the Institute for Financial Education ( In this webinar, a financial expert discusses the nuts and bolts of Social Security benefits and how to use them to minimize taxation, maximize claiming strategies, manage required minimum distributions, and more. You'll come away equipped with the tools to draft a blueprint for your financial future.

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Your Roadmap to Caregiving: Being There for Adult Loved Ones

When an older loved one becomes ill or injured, we often assume the role of caregiver without question. But before long, questions may arise. Lots of them. The journey is unpredictable and can quickly go from dutiful to daunting, especially for first-time caregivers. This webinar provides a guided tour of caregiving essentials to help navigate the winding road of caring for older loved ones.

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Your Training Plan to Trim Down Debt

Getting your debt in shape requires an exercise regimen aimed at building a more solid budget and bulking up your credit. But don’t sweat it — an expert from the Institute for Financial Education ( will coach you through some exercises to tone up your budget, strengthen your credit, and engage your debt in some active recovery.