If you are a federal employee who is facing an injury or illness that prevents you from working, you can apply for federal disability retirement benefits. But there are mistakes that could end up costing you the right to collect monthly benefits payments. Here are some common ones to make sure you avoid.
While the subject is one most of us would rather not ponder, it is helpful to know what will happen to your federal benefits should you die while still employed in your federal job.
What benefits are available to federal employees heading into retirement? The author details the options available to federal workers under the Federal Employees Group Life Insurance program (FEGLI) to help them prepare for a more secure and comfortable retirement.
Two different budget proposals on opposite ends of the political spectrum were pitched by lawmakers on the road to the budget proposal that was recently approved by Congress. What did these proposals have to say about your pay and benefits?
The Federal Employee Group Life Insurance program (FEGLI) is the largest group life insurance program in the world, covering over 4 million federal employees, retirees, and their family members. The author outlines the four parts of FEGLI and also addresses the most frequently asked questions he receives about the program.
Re-deposit service refers to service where you withdrew your contributions when you left federal service and did not re-deposit them when you later returned. The author describes how this works and provides examples to help you decide whether or not to re-deposit money.
The Office of Personnel Management has released a new handbook for federal employees that provides details on the president’s new paid parental leave policy that was announced in January as well as details about many other benefits available to the federal workforce.