Last week’s $1.3 trillion “paper” loss gave a lot of people the jitters, but this is not an unusual amount of volatility.
Thanks to the diet COLA rule, people who have already retired under FERS will be limited to a 2 percent COLA in 2019.
In today’s Federal Newscast, base officials are the describing the damage at Tyndall Air Force Base in the Florida panhandle as “catastrophic.”
The 2.8 percent cost of living adjustment coming this January for millions of retirees will be the biggest catch-up-with-inflation increase in years.
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.
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.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Government Accountability Office said the Postal Service’s retiree health benefits fund has over $60 billion in unfunded liabilities.
Health insurance experts say that in four or five years there would be little or no difference in the family and self-plus one plans.
Thrift Savings Plan performance was down again in September, with only one fund seeing a positive change month over month.
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When it comes to programs designed to benefit federal workers and the taxpayers too, the biggest loser may be the phased retirement program launched six years ago.
Many people will actually pay less for coverage in 2019 than they are paying this year. That’s for sure, and it’s a very big deal.
After several years of premium rate increases that reached as high 6.4 percent, participants in the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program will see more modest increases in 2019.