Pay & Benefits

Retirement life: Dining out or Meals on Wheels?

Time, especially for federal workers under the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS), can be on your side. If you plan wisely and begin early.

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Federal retirement claims processing not getting any faster

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TSP roadmap: When (if ever) should you play it ‘safe?’

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Stuck under the dreaded federal pay ceiling? Here’s what to look for

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Most TSP funds rose in August but overall decline from a year ago

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Biden formally announces plans to give employees a federal pay raise in 2022

President Biden has formally recommended a 2.7% federal pay raise for most civilian employees in 2022, which includes 0.5% locality pay adjustment.

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TSP satisfaction remains high, but participants have ideas on how it can improve

About 89% of participants said they’re satisfied with the Thrift Savings Plan in 2021, a 2% bump over last year. The TSP attributes the slight increase…

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Mastering your 3-wheel retirement vehicle

Do you suffer from pension envy? Many current and retired federal employees do!

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