The idea of extending paid family leave for federal employees comes up year after year in Congress. Bob Tobias thinks it’s long overdue, and in fact the policy is making its way into some union contracts already.
Employee engagement held steady across the federal workforce at 68%, according to the newly released results of the Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey.
Government shutdowns accomplish little, lose a lot and can have a political backlash.
This is the longest bull market in history. But eventually it will change, the market will tank.
The Federal Salary Council is still debating a series of controversial changes to the methodology currently used to set federal employee locality pay.
One of the key questions facing those eligible for Medicare is should they take part B and pay its premiums in addition to one of the Federal Employee Health Benefits Program plans?
The Thrift Savings Plan continued its positive trend last month, as all funds showed either gains or held steady compared to September.
Uncle Sam will spend a small fortune over the next couple of months making it easier for 2.8 million government workers to get the best health plan next year for the fewest amount of premium dollars.
In today’s Federal Newscast, members of the House Homeland Security Committee are asking leaders at the Transportation Security Administration what it can do to pay the agency’s officers more.
Most of the 5.8 million workers, retirees and former feds with Thrift Savings Plan accounts have some of their retirement nest eggs in the G fund.
After a bipartisan group of senators expressed concern, the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board is reconsidering its plans to expand the I fund benchmark to emerging markets. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) has said he’ll introduce new legislation to prevent the TSP from moving the I fund to this benchmark.
Financial planner Arthur Stein says declining G fund returns are the result of a decline in interest rates, so he recommends many of his clients to the F fund.
The Office of Personnel Management has launched Federal Long-Term Care Insurance Program 3.0, a new plan option and rate structure designed to keep premium rates under control amid a rapidly changing market.
Have you been monitoring the fascinating ups and downs of the C fund? Financial planner Arthur Stein has you covered.