FEVS Results Show Declining Trends in Employee Satisfaction

October 24, 2014 2:25 PM Comments

OPM has released the results of the 2014 Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey, and they suggest declining trends are present among overall job satisfaction in the federal workforce. What is your opinion – Are you satisfied with your job? Do you believe morale is declining in the federal workforce? Here is your chance to share your feedback.

Stocks Rising for Second Straight Day

October 24, 2014 3:09 PM Comments

U.S. stocks rose on Friday, adding to weekly gains, as quarterly results from companies including Microsoft and Procter & Gamble inspired investor enthusiasm.

3 Ways To Boost Your Social Security Benefits

October 24, 2014 2:49 PM Comments

You need to understand the nuances of the various strategies to make sure it’s the best option for you. Here are some tips from an expert to help you maximize your Social Security payments.

TSP Contribution Limits to Rise in 2015

October 23, 2014 7:34 PM Comments

The IRS announced today that the contribution limits for tax advantaged retirement plans such as the Thrift Savings Plan will be increasing in 2015.

Do You Want the Day After Christmas Off?

October 22, 2014 7:41 PM Comments

Should you get the day after Christmas off this year? Federal employees are asking the president to issue an executive order to make it an extra paid holiday. Take this short survey and share your opinion.

Inspector General: DHS ‘Mismanaged’ Funds To Address Ebola

October 24, 2014 2:46 PM Comments

The Department of Homeland Security’s independent government watchdog told a House panel on Friday that the Health and Human Services Department has “mismanaged” money and efforts to address a possible Ebola outbreak.

COLA Announced for 2015: It’s 1.7%

October 22, 2014 9:29 AM Comments

The COLA next year for many federal retirees and Social Security recipients will be 1.7%.

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Your TSP Investment Options: The F Fund

In a new series of videos, the TSP provides an overview of each of the major funds available to federal employees in the Thrift Savings Plan. This video describes the F fund and how it works.

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