Pay & Benefits

32% Return in One TSP Fund in 5 Months

September 1, 2020 10:35 AM
32% Return in One TSP Fund in 5 Months

During a year of extremes, TSP investors have seen a return of more than 32% in the past five months in this leading TSP fund.

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Will the Payroll Tax Deferral Apply to Federal Employees?

August 31, 2020 6:58 PM
Will the Payroll Tax Deferral Apply to Federal Employees?

It appears some federal employees will have withholding of their payroll taxes deferred under a new executive order. Here’s what we know.

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TSP Participants Move Out of Stock Funds Right Before Record Highs

August 28, 2020 8:39 AM
TSP Participants Move Out of Stock Funds Right Before Record Highs

COVID-19 has had an impact on TSP actions and decisions by TSP investors.

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Largest Number of Feds Making $200,000+ Per Year

August 18, 2020 12:44 PM
Largest Number of Feds Making $200,000+ Per Year

Which agencies have the most employees making more than $200,000? Which agencies have the highest average employee salary?

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Will These Federal Employees Get a Pension?

August 17, 2020 8:42 AM
Will These Federal Employees Get a Pension?

A bill would provide federal retirement benefits to former employees of Air America, a covert organization operating during the Cold War, Korean War, and Vietnam War.

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No Major Changes in 2021 Per Diem Rates

August 14, 2020 4:05 PM
No Major Changes in 2021 Per Diem Rates

GSA has released the per diem rates for fiscal year 2021.

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Additional Dental and Vision Carriers Coming in 2021

August 12, 2020 1:44 PM
Additional Dental and Vision Carriers Coming in 2021

OPM has announced additional dental and vision carriers for the FEDVIP program beginning in 2021.

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Under What Circumstances Will Federal Employees Be Entitled to Paid Parental Leave?

August 7, 2020 3:25 PM
Under What Circumstances Will Federal Employees Be Entitled to Paid Parental Leave?

The Office of Personnel Management is issuing an interim final rule stipulating how the new paid parental leave benefit can be used by federal employees.

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Five Areas of Insurance Calling for a COVID-19 Gut-Check

August 7, 2020 9:42 AM
Five Areas of Insurance Calling for a COVID-19 Gut-Check

The coronavirus pandemic is a reminder to evaluate your current insurance needs. These are some insurance types to consider.

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TSP Stocks Roar Back After March Debacle

August 3, 2020 1:14 PM
TSP Stocks Roar Back After March Debacle

Despite the dramatic drop in March, TSP stock funds have roared back. One is now up more than 11% in the last 12 months.

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