TSP participation rates for the Federal Employees Retirement System and active duty uniformed services were at all-time highs in January: 94.9% and 81.3%, respectively.
Exciting as it might seem to join the staff of Congress as a young person, disillusion sometimes sets in fast.
The American Federation of Government Employees is at odds with TSA Administrator David Pekoske over what the union says is an unnecessary delay in expanding collective bargaining for the approximately 50,000 airport screeners who work for TSA.
What can people do — either by working longer or delaying their Social Security — that will boost and maintain their standard of living when they do decide to retire?
For many feds, the money they have in their Thrift Savings Plan will provide anywhere from one-third to one-half of their income. Most know that knowing when to buy and when to sell is a crap shoot, at best.
In today's Federal Newscast, five unions say VA should immediately develop a joint COVID-19 training task force to design education courses for employees.
If you had your choice, would you prefer a pay raise based on political and fiscal considerations or a cost of living adjustment based on the actual rate of inflation?
The Justice Department has laid out its plans to have employees return to their offices. It stresses maximum telework. But one group says actual telework policies are all over the place, depending on which office you work in.
Congress may be on the way to changing two laws that offset or eliminate benefits to public employees and their survivors.
If you choose the invest-for-the-long haul course you may, as 112,000 rank-and-file federal and postal workers have done, become a TSP millionaire. But the keys are long-term investing and doing what the proven winners have already done.
For employees age 40 or older, the federal workforce faces a persistent challenge addressing pay disparities among racial and gender demographics.
Inflation, which is a new thing for younger feds, will heat up the debate over federal pay, pay parity and pay raises.
VA is rolling out a 10-point human infrastructure strategy, aimed at helping the agency recruit and retain in-demand workers at a time when the agency is facing record turnover among health care employees.
The backlog of retirement claims has finally broken 30,000, or 31,307 in January, to be precise. The Office of Personnel Management reported 4,577 more claims awaiting processing last month compared to December, or a 17% increase.