Coping with COVID:
Improving Your Financial Well-Being by 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 (ifeonline.org) discusses ways to safeguard and grow your TSP, avoid taxes, and let your money start working for you and your retirement goals.
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.
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—avoidance can create resentment, stall progress, and even stir up more conflict and tension. This presentation provides helpful tactics and expert advice on facing challenging interactions and everyday disagreements with civility and respect.
Family Secrets Revealed: Simple Truths About Healthy Family Dynamics
The dynamics of family are complex. Many of us may wonder how some families appear so cohesive, while others seem more fragmented. The truth is that the health of each family is rooted in communication, trust, respect, and boundaries, and how well these aspects are addressed and modeled. This webinar reveals the secrets to nurturing a positive, successful, and healthy family unit for generations to come.
Finance Fundamentals: Reduce Risk and Take Control of Your Future
In this session, an expert from the Institute for Financial Education (ifeonline.org) 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.
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 (ifeonline.org) discusses ways to address financial insecurities and prepare for your future inspirations.
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.
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.
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.
*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 (ifeonline.org) discusses ways to safeguard your retirement from economic crises and offers strategies to tax-shelter retirement funds and plan for tax and inflation increases.
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.
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 (ifeonline.org) 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.
Technical issues prevented the live recording of this webinar. Please refer instead to the slides and transcript.
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.
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.
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.
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 (ifeonline.org). 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.