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Your Well-Being and Theirs:
Set Up Your TSP to Benefit You and Your Heirs

Your Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) is a valuable, built-in retirement plan provided by your federal employer. Many people set it and forget it, but should you? In this session, an expert from the Institute for Financial Education ( sheds some light on clever and creative ways to leverage your TSP to maximize your benefits so you can design a financial plan around your interests and those of your family.

Wednesday, October 11, 2023
1:00-2:00pm ET | Register

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Better Together: Why Belonging and Well-Being Go Hand-In-Hand

We all crave to be a part of something, to fit in, and to be respected for who we are. This webinar explores this vital sense of belonging, ways to spread more belongingness within our work and life communities, and how to influence others to do the same. Let’s make an effort together to create more intentional connections and grow a greater sense of belonging.

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Anxiety, Stress, and Resilience

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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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?)

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Advanced Social Security Planning

When it comes to Social Security, you may have questions that go beyond the basics of collecting benefits. You may wonder if you should begin drawing at age 62, 66, or 70, and whether delayed retirement credits are the way to go. Should you file for your own benefits, or suspend them and let your spouse collect half? How can you leverage IRAs to grow your Social Security by 8% a year? Get answers to these questions and more in this advanced Social Security planning session presented by the Institute for Financial Education (



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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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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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.



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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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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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.



Grief and Loss: The Journey of Healing Your Heart

Dealing with loss — whether it’s a loved one, pet, relationship, home, or job — is almost never easy. Life can change the moment we lose them, so we experience some type of grief. Discover how to acknowledge your feelings, take care of yourself, and cope with the adjustment.

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5 Ways to Generate More Joy

There are more ways than one to spark some extra joy in your life! Discover how to increase your happiness, improve your well-being, and get the most out of the season, the new year, and beyond.

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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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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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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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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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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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The Opioid Epidemic: The Crisis Continues

Opioid addiction continues to be a major health issue in the United States. Get the latest data, risk factors, and information on where to turn for help for yourself or someone you care about.

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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


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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