Congress is considering whether to give feds a 1.9 percent pay raise in January. And the president has yet to decide or at least announce his decision whether to give nonemergency federal workers a bonus holiday on Christmas Eve.
Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says the health insurance open season ends today at close of business, which is bad news if you don’t like comparison shopping, but good news if you found the perfect plan for you and yours at a good price.
Finding the best deal among 20 to 30 health plan options can be tough for young or healthy federal workers. But it is a real, albeit vital chore for those with less money and more medical problems.
The recent passing of former President George H.W. Bush prompted a lot of discussion about Bush and his experience in government before his presidency. “41,” as he came to be known, came from a background in the executive branch.
Task Force offers both new and old ideas for fixing the cash-poor Postal Service.
Ever think what your spouse will do for health insurance after you’ve gone? He or she has been part of your family plan and they can continue coverage for life, provided you elect a survivor annuity for your spouse.
Now higher on the intellectual property theft food chain are industrial products and integrated circuits, which can weaken national security.
When low premiums are a must it’s hard to beat the federal employee health benefits program. Uncle Sam pays the lion’s share of the premium and there are some bargains in the program, if you know where to look.
Jonathan McDonald, executive vice president of TransUnion, explains why agencies need to look to non-traditional data sources to better understand their risks.
Because various Blue Cross Blue Shield plans have been so good for so long, many feds in them haven’t bothered to shop around for maybe a better deal.