Pay & Benefits

TSP Changing its Methodology for Making Catch-Up Contributions

By on July 24, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
TSP Changing its Methodology for Making Catch-Up Contributions

The TSP has announced an upcoming change to its methodology for handling catch-up contributions.

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Bill Reintroduced to Ban Bonuses for Some Federal Employees

By on July 18, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Bill Reintroduced to Ban Bonuses for Some Federal Employees

Legislation has been reintroduced in the Senate that would ban bonuses from being paid to federal employees for conduct violations.

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Diversification Can Be Difficult For TSP Participants

By on July 18, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Diversification Can Be Difficult For TSP Participants

The author describes pros and cons for adding more diversification options to the TSP.

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OPM Issues New Guidance for Bonuses in FY 2020

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OPM Issues New Guidance for Bonuses in FY 2020

OPM issued two memos with guidance on bonuses and performance standards in the upcoming fiscal year.

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Financial Tips for Federal Employees

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Financial Tips for Federal Employees

Here are a few bits of information for federal employees when it comes to their pay, benefits and retirement.

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Norton Continues Push for Lifetime ID Theft Protection

By on July 14, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Norton Continues Push for Lifetime ID Theft Protection

One Congresswoman has been continuing efforts for several years now to give free lifetime identity theft protection to OPM data breach victims.

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Defense Spending Bill Passes House with Provisions for Federal Employees

By on July 12, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Defense Spending Bill Passes House with Provisions for Federal Employees

The House passed a defense spending bill that contains some provisions that would impact federal employees.

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Salary Council Recommends New Locality Pay Areas

By on July 12, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Salary Council Recommends New Locality Pay Areas

The Federal Salary Council recommends new locality pay areas, but not all Council members agree on measuring pay disparity.

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When Might We See Imperial County Get Locality Pay?

By on July 11, 2019 in Pay & Benefits, Q&A with 0 Comments
When Might We See Imperial County Get Locality Pay?

What are the chances of Imperial County being added as a new pay locality next year?

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The TSP F Fund and the Bearer of Bond News

By on July 8, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
The TSP F Fund and the Bearer of Bond News

Can you lose money investing in bonds? The author describes the impact interest rate shifts can have on the TSP’s F Fund.

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