Pay & Benefits

Amidst Volatility, One TSP Fund Up More than 10%

October 25, 2020 7:45 AM
Amidst Volatility, One TSP Fund Up More than 10%

Despite dramatic ups and downs, one TSP stock fund is up more than 10% in 2020.

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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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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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2021 FEHB and FEDVIP Premiums Released

October 16, 2020 2:38 PM , Updated October 18, 2020 10:33 AM
2021 FEHB and FEDVIP Premiums Released

The 2021 FEHB and FEDVIP premiums have been published.

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Federal Employees’ Share of FEHB Premiums to Increase Nearly 5% in 2021

October 14, 2020 2:05 PM , Updated October 18, 2020 10:42 AM
Federal Employees’ Share of FEHB Premiums to Increase Nearly 5% in 2021

How much will you pay for coverage under FEHB and FEDVIP next year? OPM has announced the 2021 premiums.

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Paying Double Taxes on TSP Loans

October 14, 2020 1:36 PM , Updated October 18, 2020 5:06 PM

There are a number of downsides to taking a loan from your TSP account, not the least of which is the potential doubling your tax burden.

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Tax Loss Harvesting: A Lesson to be Learned from Trump’s Taxes

October 14, 2020 9:47 AM
Tax Loss Harvesting: A Lesson to be Learned from Trump’s Taxes

Tax loss harvesting is an important technique that should not be overlooked in your financial plan to maximize your long-term retirement savings.

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Legislation Would Make Payroll Tax Deferral Optional for Federal Employees

October 9, 2020 7:03 PM , Updated October 21, 2020 2:49 PM
Legislation Would Make Payroll Tax Deferral Optional for Federal Employees

Legislation has been introduced to make the payroll tax deferral optional for federal employees.

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Should I Use My Annual Leave or Sick Leave Right Before Retirement?

October 8, 2020 7:48 AM
Should I Use My Annual Leave or Sick Leave Right Before Retirement?

These are some considerations for federal employees debating using sick or annual leave just prior to retirement.

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Lawmakers Haven’t Given Up Making Payroll Tax Deferral Optional for Federal Employees

October 7, 2020 1:41 PM
Lawmakers Haven’t Given Up Making Payroll Tax Deferral Optional for Federal Employees

Some lawmakers are still pushing the Trump administration to make the payroll tax deferral optional for federal employees.

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