In today’s Federal Newscast, the Thrift Savings Plan wants to change the rate it currently uses to calculate some annual cost of living adjustments.
White collar federal civil servants are on track to get a 3.1% pay raise next year — the largest in a decade for 1.2 million civil servants.
Timing federal retirement right allows you to carry over the maximum amount of annual leave, and in 2020 be paid for most if not all of it at the new higher 3.1% pay raise.
Ready to retire, columnist Jeff Neal reflects on his more than three decades in and around federal government, and the lessons he’s learned.
Experts on Wall Street and world financial markets have been predicting another recession, some almost daily, since the last one ended more than 10 years ago.
Twelve weeks of paid parental leave is the main attraction in the House-passed defense authorization bill, but it has a lot more for civilian federal employees.
When many people consider purchasing long term care insurance, which isn’t cheap, they weigh the odds and worry that they might not collect.
The money you save, without losing any benefits or coverage, could be enough to buy you a new car next year — half a car, anyhow.
The inspector general at the Office of Personnel Management said the uncertainty surrounding the agency’s proposed merger with the General Services Administration is continued concern headed in 2020.
You can’t be covered by any of the FEHBP plans unless you were enrolled in one — as in paying premiums — for the five years prior to retirement.
Health premiums can be hefty. Yet with all the choices in the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program there is no reason someone should pay more than necessary.
Interested in a health plan that would give you $1,000 to $2,000 a year for staying healthy?
Don’t be wedded to your current, traditional plan just because you’ve been with it for years.
The General Services Administration is seeking feedback on its efforts to modernize two key retirement processing systems at the Office of Personnel Management.