Pay & Benefits

TSP Should Remain the Investment of Choice for Federal Employees and Retirees

By on May 21, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
TSP Should Remain the Investment of Choice for Federal Employees and Retirees

While costs for mutual funds and exchange-traded funds continue to decrease, the TSP remains an investment bargain for Federal employees and retirees.

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Will Proposed Compensation Changes Help or Hurt Federal Hiring?

By on May 20, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Will Proposed Compensation Changes Help or Hurt Federal Hiring?

The author offers an analysis of the recent proposals to reduce retirement benefits as they relate to pay and recruiting.

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House Committee Hearing Addresses Proposed Benefits Cuts

By on May 17, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments

A hearing held by a House Committee yesterday addressed recent proposals to cut federal employees’ retirement benefits.

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Legislation Reintroduced to Provide Free Lifetime ID Theft Protection for OPM Data Breaches

By on May 15, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Legislation Reintroduced to Provide Free Lifetime ID Theft Protection for OPM Data Breaches

Legislation that would provide free lifetime identity theft protection to victims of OPM’s data breaches has been reintroduced in the House.

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The Cost of the Proposed Benefits Cuts

By on May 14, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
The Cost of the Proposed Benefits Cuts

The author says that recent proposals will end up reducing federal employees’ benefits by more than the value of the TSP’s F, S and I Funds combined.

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Pon Hints at Major Changes Coming to Federal Compensation System

By on May 10, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments

At a town hall discussion held this week, OPM director Jeff Pon hinted that there may be major changes in store for federal employee compensation.

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Congressman ‘Strongly Opposes’ OPM’s Proposed Benefits Cuts

By on May 10, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Congressman ‘Strongly Opposes’ OPM’s Proposed Benefits Cuts

One Congressman is unhappy with OPM’s proposals to reduce federal employees’ benefits and has expressed his dissent in a letter to the agency.

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Trump Calls for Adoption of President’s Management Agenda for PSRW

By on May 9, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Trump Calls for Adoption of President’s Management Agenda for PSRW

In his Public Service Recognition Week proclamation, President Trump stressed the importance of implementing the President’s Management Agenda.

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OPM Proposes Changes to Bring Federal Benefits Closer to Private Sector

By on May 7, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
OPM Proposes Changes to Bring Federal Benefits Closer to Private Sector

Major changes to federal employee benefits would save about $143,509,000,000 over ten years according to new legislative proposals from OPM director Jeff Pon.

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How To Keep Your FEHB (Health Insurance) When You Retire

By on May 6, 2018 in Pay & Benefits, Retirement with 0 Comments
How To Keep Your FEHB (Health Insurance) When You Retire

In order to carry FEHB coverage into retirement, you must meet these requirements. The author also addresses some questions federal employees are likely to have.

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