Pay & Benefits

TSP: Latest Facts and Figures

By on June 2, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
TSP: Latest Facts and Figures

How large is the TSP now, and how do TSP investors allocate their investments?

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Another Attempt to Stop the Government From Paying Dead People

By on June 1, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Another Attempt to Stop the Government From Paying Dead People

The federal government routinely pays benefits to people who have died. Another bill has been introduced to try to prevent this from happening.

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Bill Would Prohibit TSP Investments in China and Russia

By on May 29, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Bill Would Prohibit TSP Investments in China and Russia

One Congressman wants to ensure the TSP offers no economic support for Russia and China.

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Senators Want You to Fly Coach When You Travel

By on May 23, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Senators Want You to Fly Coach When You Travel

Recently introduced legislation would ban federal employees from flying first or business class on official travel.

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When Does the TSP Modernization Act Go Into Effect?

By on May 17, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
When Does the TSP Modernization Act Go Into Effect?

FedSmith readers have been asking when the changes under the TSP Modernization Act go into effect. We now have an answer.

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Politics, Fossil Fuel and the TSP

By on May 16, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Politics, Fossil Fuel and the TSP

A bill has been introduced to create a Climate Choice Stock Fund to mitigate the dangers of climate change for TSP investors.

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How to Access Your TSP While Working

By on May 15, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
How to Access Your TSP While Working

How can you access your TSP account while still working? There are several available options.

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Should Federal Employees’ Bonuses and Pensions be Provided to the Public?

By on May 14, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Should Federal Employees’ Bonuses and Pensions be Provided to the Public?

One Congressman wants to make federal employees’ bonuses and pensions publicly available.

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Quick Financial Tips for Federal Employees

By on May 13, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Quick Financial Tips for Federal Employees

The author lists several tips for federal employees when it comes to their pay, benefits and retirement.

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COLAs, Locality Pay and Raises

By on May 9, 2019 in Pay & Benefits, Retirement with 0 Comments
COLAs, Locality Pay and Raises

Why did federal employees get a smaller raise than the annual COLA? Here is a quick explanation.

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