FILE - In this June 15, 2018, file photo a canning jar filled with currency sits on a shelf in East Derry, N.H. An emergency fund doesn’t have to be wishful thinking when you’re building your financial life. Start small to build a habit, use windfalls to kick-start your fund and have a plan for irregular expenses. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)

What the payroll tax deferral means for your wallet — and what you’ll pay back in 2021

Federal News Network has created a calculator to help you estimate how much you’ll receive in deferred payroll taxes between September and the end of the…

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Returning to fight coronavirus as a reemployed annuitant? Here’s what you need to know

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For feds, 2020 pay raise depends a lot on your location

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With the 2-year budget deal signed into law, what’s next for federal employees?

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The Capitol is seen at twilight in Washington, Monday, Dec. 17, 2018. The fight over President Donald Trump's $5 billion wall funds deepened Monday, threatening a partial government shutdown in a standoff that has become increasingly common in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Pay, leave and other questions answered ahead of Friday’s potential partial shutdown

The Office of Personnel Management has updated guidance on what federal employees impacted by a potential partial government shutdown should expect over…

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5 questions about TSP’s new withdrawal options, answered

The agency that administers the Thrift Savings Plan is planning to implement new withdrawal options for its participants by next September. Here’s what…

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To tell the truth: What current and hopeful federal employees should know about polygraphs

Federal security clearances may grab headlines, but the polygraph portion has gone virtually unchanged for decades. Now they’re getting a closer look.

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