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OPM Addresses How Pay Will Work for Tomorrow’s Holiday

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OPM Addresses How Pay Will Work for Tomorrow’s Holiday

OPM has provided detailed guidance on pay and leave for the upcoming holiday honoring former President George H.W. Bush.

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In Volatile Month, Which TSP Funds Had Largest Gains?

By on December 3, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
In Volatile Month, Which TSP Funds Had Largest Gains?

November was a volatile month for stocks. Which TSP funds had the largest gains?

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Will Shutdown Be Avoided? Politics and Government Spending Priorities

By on December 1, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Will Shutdown Be Avoided? Politics and Government Spending Priorities

Federal employees in some agencies are again staring at the possibility of a government shutdown in a few days.

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Three Financial Benefits Available to Federal Employees

By on November 29, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Three Financial Benefits Available to Federal Employees

Federal employees have unique benefits to help them save for retirement. The author discusses these as well as some other long-term wealth building advice.

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Making Your FEHB Plan Choice for 2019

By on November 28, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Making Your FEHB Plan Choice for 2019

FEHB open season is underway. These are some tips on ways you can save money when making your health insurance selections for 2019.

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Chance of an Extra Holiday at Christmas for Federal Employees?

By on November 27, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Chance of an Extra Holiday at Christmas for Federal Employees?

Are federal employees likely to receive an extra day off on Christmas Eve which falls on a Monday in 2018?

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New Locality Pay Areas Likely for January 2019

By on November 20, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
New Locality Pay Areas Likely for January 2019

What are the latest developments on new locality pay areas for 2019, and where does next year’s pay raise stand?

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Spread Holiday Cheer With Amazing Shopping Deals for Feds

By on November 20, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Spread Holiday Cheer With Amazing Shopping Deals for Feds

These discounts available to federal employees can help save money during the Christmas shopping season.

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Senators Still Concerned About Unexpected Tax Bills for Some Federal Employees

By on November 20, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Senators Still Concerned About Unexpected Tax Bills for Some Federal Employees

Two Senators are again pressing the GSA to do more to help some federal employees who could potentially face an unexpected tax bill.

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Flexible Spending Account Contribution Limits Will be Higher in 2019

By on November 19, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Flexible Spending Account Contribution Limits Will be Higher in 2019

The 2019 contribution limit for flexible spending accounts will see a slight increase over 2018.

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