Inauguration Day is the perfect time to ask yourself where you will be 4 years from now. Looking for advice? Usually a good idea, provided you ask the right person.
While many are delighted the old guard is being replaced, some long time feds recall that it is often easier for politicians who are “friends’ of civil servants to stitch them up when necessary.
Doctor visits, vaccinations and other preventative screenings were down significantly among participants in the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program during the first eight months of 2020. The Office of Personnel Management's inspector general worries those trends could cost participants in the long run.
If there is a plan for vaccination of federal employees, will someone please reveal it?
Tough times, which are always relevant, happen in government. And sometimes especially at or near the top. Each time rank-and-file employees get a pay raise, folks, often the bosses, at the Grade 15 level get nothing because of an artificial but very real pay ceiling.
Lots of lessons can be learned from last year that can help you make better decisions for your financial outlook in 2021 and beyond.
Thousands of active and retired federal workers have gotten or are gonna get a real kick in the assets this month. That’s when they feel the impact of January health plan increases on their paychecks.
A 1% federal pay raise with no additional locality adjustments didn't noticeably accelerate salary compression in 2021. But plenty of GS-15s still bumped up against the arbitrary pay ceiling of $172,500 this year.
After a roller coaster ride year, participants in the Thrift Saving Plan are seeing a lot of success.
Wednesday was terrible. But we've survived worse days in the nation's history.
The TSP has some of the lowest administrative fees in the business, which, over time, can boost the account balance significantly. So why leave, ever?
Especially considering the year we just snuck out of, now is a better time than ever to take some time to sit down and think about your long term plans.
Despite the fact that 2020 was an exceptional, dangerous, horrible year in so many ways, lots of us learned to cope. Some to thrive.
A pandemic, economic downturn and months of skepticism didn't change the plans the president issued last February, when he informed Congress of his intention to give most civilian employees a 1% federal pay raise in 2021.
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