Since the 1980s some federal offices and postal stations have been divided by a form of pension envy between CSRS and FERS.
No matter how humble your salary, job, habits and possessions you have an estate.
Eligible employees at the Agriculture Department who plan to leave the agency rather than relocate to Kansas City by the end of the fiscal year will receive buyouts worth $10,000, rather than the maximum incentive payment of $25,000.
Are you a fed who needs more realistic investing guidance? Look at your own Thrift Savings Plan account and those or your 5,690,000 fellow account holders.
So what if the government gave current CSRS employees a choice: retire by a to be determined date and get full CSRS credit for their annuity, or continue in their jobs but with future benefits compiled under the less-generous FERS system. Which would you choose?
Beyond the usual slew of appropriations bills and confirmation votes awaiting Congress when it returns to Capitol Hill next month, here are a few other standalone bills worth tracking that could impact federal employees.
In today’s Federal Newscast, agencies have one less thing to worry about for the final six weeks of fiscal 2019, budget cuts due to sequestration are not on the table.
With two critical months to go in the cost of living adjustment countdown, federal, military and Social Security retirees are in line for an inflation catch-up.
Federal retirement expert Tammy Flanagan joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin to discuss some of the considerations employees should make.
Most current federal retirees, and a small percentage of folks still on the payroll, are under the old Civil Service Retirement System. It offers a generous lifetime annuity that is based on salary and length…
Will Congress get to second base on Social Security reform? There’s actually a serious bill in the House to deal with Social Security’s looming insolvency.
The size and purchasing power of your 2020 biweekly paycheck or monthly annuity payment will be decided in a couple of months. The good news about the January 2020 COLA for federal, military and Social Security retirees is that there almost certainly will be one.
The Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP) has been at the top of the legislative hit list for groups representing federal and public retirees for decades.
GSA releases its fiscal 2020 per diem rates for federal employees traveling on official business, showcasing a slight increase in allowances.