Pay & Benefits


Lawmakers urging expanded IVF coverage for FEHB enrollees

The FEHB program began offering coverage for some IVF-related medications just this year. But now House and Senate Democrats are calling for even more options.

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Getty Images/iStockphoto/baramee2554Retirement

Another column on retirement. This time, I’m joining you

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Social Security

Congress again ponders updating Social Security policy for non-eligible federal retirees

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COVID-19 booster shots

Feds can still take administrative leave to get COVID-19 booster shots

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OPM retirement numbers

OPM retirement backlog continues improvement in processed claims for March

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Veterans Homeless Grants

VA reviewing 4,000 positions at risk of pay downgrade

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Thrift Savings Plan (TSP)

Three good reasons to save toward TSP-millionaire status

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TSP sees all positive returns in March

Thrift Savings Plan continues to see positive returns in March, with improvements made in the fixed income index F fund and the government securities G fund.

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FILE - In this Sept. 24, 2013, file photo, just cut stacks of $100 bills make their way down the line at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing Western Currency Facility in Fort Worth, Texas. Everyone knows the tech industry is big, but it can be challenging to get your head around just how big it is. At least until you look at it from a different angle and realize that Apple makes more money in a day than 2500 average U.S. households can expect to see in a year. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)

Retirement planning enters era of renewed inflation

With the era of near-zero inflation over, retirement planning has taken on new urgency, because a fixed income and rising prices don’t make a good combination.

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retirement, TSP returns, investors, stocks

Harness the power of good habits to pursue your financial goals

While financial education plays a role in improving military families’ money mastery, it’s not the only solution.

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