White House Drops an F Bomb on the Career Civil Service

October 23, 2020 11:41 AM

A recent Executive Order creates a new category of federal employees, but is it legal? The author provides an analysis.

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Lawmakers Push for 3% COLA in 2021

October 22, 2020 12:28 PM
Lawmakers Push for 3% COLA in 2021

Legislation has been introduced to provide a higher COLA to retirees in 2021.

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Second Fund Manager Contract Awarded for TSP

October 22, 2020 10:41 AM

The FRTIB has awarded the second of two fund manager contracts for four of the TSP’s core funds.

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Creating a New Class of Federal Employees

October 22, 2020 9:52 AM

A new executive order has been issued creating a new hiring schedule to make make it faster and easier to hire and fire some federal employees.

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FBI: Iran, Russia Attempting to Interfere With 2020 Election

October 21, 2020 8:18 PM

Russia and Iran are attempting to influence the 2020 elections and have obtained some voter registration information, Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe said at an FBI press conference on Wednesday.

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Why Isn’t the Roth TSP More Popular?

October 21, 2020 1:44 PM
Why Isn’t the Roth TSP More Popular?

Data from the TSP show that the Roth option is far less popular than the traditional. The author discusses why this may be the case.

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A Detailed Look at 2021 FEHB Premiums

October 21, 2020 7:12 AM

OPM has provided some detailed data regarding 2021 FEHB premiums to help in preparing for the 2020 Open Season.

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Downsizing for Retirement

October 20, 2020 10:24 AM
Downsizing for Retirement

Do you plan on downsizing your home after retiring? These are some considerations in weighing this decision.

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Your 6 Most Important FERS Benefits Explained

October 19, 2020 2:47 PM

What are the key benefits for federal employees under FERS? Here is a summary.

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How to Navigate From Proposed Removal to 30-Day Suspension for Running an Etsy Store On Government Time and Computer

October 19, 2020 8:54 AM
How to Navigate From Proposed Removal to 30-Day Suspension for Running an Etsy Store On Government Time and Computer

A bargaining unit member at the FAA, facing removal from her job for running an Etsy store on her government time and equipment, turned to the union for defense.

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