The Department of Defense has announced its plan to extend benefits to same-sex spouses of civilian employees.
The Federal Employee Education and Assistance Fund is running out of money due primarily to loans because of furloughs. Here is how to donate or to apply for a loan from the organization.
Your FERS or CSRS annuity will continue for the rest of your life, and the amount of your annuity is determined by your high-3 average salary and your years of service. The amount that you contributed to FERS or CSRS doesn’t matter.
Since the beginning of the sequester in March of this year, hundreds of thousands of federal employees have been placed on furlough, or forced leave. If you are a federal employee faced with this situation, you have some options.
Yet another court decision underscores the need to be careful and specific when working out divorce settlements where federal retirement and survivor’s annuities are involved in the property being divided.
In a survey taken this week, readers strongly preferred remaining outside of the new health care exchanges.
The Pentagon is moving to reduce furloughs for civilian employees from 11 days to 6.