The Office of Personnel Management said it will soon sign off two separate direct-hire authorities and will begin initial steps to develop a special occupational pay and classification system.
Tens of millions of Social Security beneficiaries and other retirees can expect a 2.8 percent increase in benefits next year as inflation edges higher
Last week a reader who plans to retire in 2022 asked for some TSP investing help so we passed the buck to you for the wisdom of the crowd. Here’s what you advised.
Host Bob Leins, CPA® and Tammy Flanagan, Senior Benefits Director at NITP, welcome back Paula S. Jakub, RHU; CEO of The American Foreign Service Protective Association, sponsor of the Foreign Service Benefit Plan. Ms. Jakub is a Subject Matter Expert in Federal Health Insurance and serves on the adjunct faculty of the Foreign Service Institute.
The number of feds who have account balances ranging from $750,000 to $999,000 rose between 2016 and this year. Now the largest balance is more than $6 million.
September saw fewer new retirement claims in September — 7,142 — than August — 8,826 — but OPM also processed fewer claims in that time than the month before.
This is supposed to be a government holiday, but unless you have kids in school or either work in a bank or need to visit your credit union today, you might be on the job.
National Active and Retired Federal Employees released its scorecard lawmakers this week according to how they voted on various legislation in the 115th Congress which the organization deemed beneficial or of concern to its members.
The Voice of America has fired or proposed to terminate 15 individuals following investigations that found the individuals had accepted improper payments from a foreign official.
When it comes to investment strategies, many Thrift Savings Plan participants have a plan. But one Causey reader needs your help.
House Republicans said they’ve reached a tentative deal on a federal pay raise for 2019. Federal employee unions and House Democrats, however, are cautious about the agreement.
National Taxpayer Advocate Nina Olson has questioned the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) method for reporting customer service satisfaction, calling it misleading.
During proposed phased retirement, employees would spend 50 percent of their time training younger employees. A win-win situation — so people were told.
Host Bob Leins, CPA® welcomes Joel Cundick, CFP®, AIF®, APMA® for a discussion on Individual Retirement Accounts.