Visiting a Social Security office as a customer could have been a dreadful experience but it was not. What to expect when you visit one of these offices and how to make your visit go more quickly and to help ensure your information is calculated quickly and accurately.
Several readers have asked if they will have a COLA applied to their retirement annuity and to Social Security. Readers have also asked about the Government Pension Offset and Windfall Elimination Provision. This information may be helpful in understanding these complex topics.
Open enrollment for the Federal Employees Health Benefits Plan is underway and runs from November 11 to December 9. Here are two free resources available to help you with the process.
A recent report from the Congressional Budget Office makes a myriad of proposals designed to help put a dent in the growing federal debt, some of which would directly impact federal employees.
Three Senators have reintroduced legislation that would end the defined benefit pension portion of the Federal Employee Retirement System (FERS) for new federal government hires.
One way to reduce the gaping federal deficit: Raise “non-tax revenue” by increasing employee contributions to federal employee pension programs.