Hundreds of federal and postal workers become retirement eligible every day. Although most don’t retire at the first opportunity.
Being a federal/postal worker can be satisfying and challenging at the same time. Being a married federal/postal worker can be doubly so.
The dominant Federal Employees Retirement System covers most working feds. It’s good but it has several moving parts.
When the Federal Employees Retirement System was being developed in Congress, most people didn’t switch even though they probably should have.
Since the 1980s some federal offices and postal stations have been divided by a form of pension envy between CSRS and FERS.
Beyond the usual slew of appropriations bills and confirmation votes awaiting Congress when it returns to Capitol Hill next month, here are a few other standalone bills worth tracking that could impact federal employees.
With two critical months to go in the cost of living adjustment countdown, federal, military and Social Security retirees are in line for an inflation catch-up.
Federal retirement expert Tammy Flanagan joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin to discuss some of the considerations employees should make.
Most current federal retirees, and a small percentage of folks still on the payroll, are under the old Civil Service Retirement System. It offers a generous lifetime annuity that is based on salary and length…
Will Congress get to second base on Social Security reform? There’s actually a serious bill in the House to deal with Social Security’s looming insolvency.