Some savvy investors say the President has a major impact on the economy and the stock market. Others say events -- not whoever is elected POTUS in November -- will determine whether your Thrift Savings Plan languishes or takes off like a rocket over the next four years.
Given the choice, would you take a reduced CSRS or FERS annuity later — for life — if it meant you could telework from the geographic location of your choice?
Fortunate federal retirees, like people who get Social Security, usually get a catchup-with-inflation increase in their benefits the first of each year.
Mike Causey asked long-time fed and financial coach Abraham Grungold to check out the 2020 situation, who listed some things which workers under the Federal Employees Retirement System retiring in 2020 should seriously consider.
Not much got done in Congress over the last two weeks, and tomorrow is the first day of the last month of the fiscal year.
Postmaster General Louis DeJoy says USPS would seek “more pricing freedom” from Congress, as well as legislation that would reform the agency’s mandate to pre-fund retiree health benefits.
When the Social Security Administration denies someone's claim for supplemental or disability payments, there are a lot of ways to appeal that decision. But the process can and often does take years.
Planning to use the new paid parental leave program later this fall? What you need to know about requesting leave and signing your service agreement.
The Office of Personnel Management has added a few new dental and vision insurance options for federal employees ahead of the upcoming open season.
Six months into an historically-lethal pandemic that potentially threatens everybody on the planet is probably a pretty good time to update or begin your personal financial checklist.
Issuing regulations on the new paid parental leave benefits is a key step toward implementing the new program, which goes into effect Oct. 1. They're 85 pages long, and be sure to read the fine print.
New regulations from the Office of Personnel Management, effective Monday, detail how "essential" federal employees can hold on to the annual leave they'd otherwise have to forfeit at the end of the year because their service is needed during the coronavirus pandemic. The regulations apply to future national emergencies too.
New regulations from the Office of Personnel Management detail how federal employees can use the highly-anticipated new paid parental leave program, which goes into effect in less than three months.
Some are predicting the impact of the virus on the economy, nerves and personal relations may actually trigger a tidal wave of retirements in many agencies.