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Senate Republicans Reject Paid Leave For Federal Workers

on September 26, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments

Republicans rejected a motion in the Senate Wednesday to provide paid medical and family leave to federal workers, even though several members of the party have introduced paid parental leave bills this year.

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Famous Investor Calls Index Funds Including the TSP a Bubble, but is it True?

By on September 23, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Famous Investor Calls Index Funds Including the TSP a Bubble, but is it True?

Recent claims have said that index funds might be the next investment bubble. Should federal employees be worried?

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CBO Weighs in on the Ensuring FEHBP Coverage During Shutdowns Act

By on September 23, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
CBO Weighs in on the Ensuring FEHBP Coverage During Shutdowns Act

The CBO has offered a cost analysis of a bill designed to protect federal employees’ health insurance benefits during government shutdowns.

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Legislation Introduced to Protect Credit of Federal Employees Impacted by Shutdowns

By on September 21, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Legislation Introduced to Protect Credit of Federal Employees Impacted by Shutdowns

New legislation aims to protect the credit reports of federal employees impacted by government shutdowns.

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2020 Pay Raise: Silence Speaks Volumes

By on September 20, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
2020 Pay Raise: Silence Speaks Volumes

No action from the Senate on the pay raise this week has implications for your salary in 2020.

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TSP Issues Guidance on New Withdrawal Options

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TSP Issues Guidance on New Withdrawal Options

The TSP has issued guidance on utilizing the new withdrawal options that recently went into effect.

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Federal Employees Are Lucky

By on September 19, 2019 in Pay & Benefits, Retirement with 0 Comments
Federal Employees Are Lucky

The author says that although federal employees may not think of themselves as lucky, they have plenty for which to be thankful.

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TSP Changes Now in Effect

By on September 15, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
TSP Changes Now in Effect

Significant changes for the federal government’s TSP program are now in effect. Here is a summary of what has changed.

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Quick Financial Tips for Federal Employees: September Edition

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

The author lists a few bits of information for federal employees when it comes to their pay, benefits and retirement.

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Roth Conversions Not Coming to TSP

By on September 5, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Roth Conversions Not Coming to TSP

The FRTIB issued a final rule in which it responded to questions and suggestions from individuals about upcoming changes to the TSP.

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