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TSP Bounces Back for Federal Workers

By on May 28, 2020 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
TSP Bounces Back for Federal Workers

The TSP is providing positive returns for investors in May as people are going back to work and the economy may start turning around.

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How Having a Child Affects Your FEHB Coverage

By on May 27, 2020 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
How Having a Child Affects Your FEHB Coverage

Under what conditions are children covered by the Federal Employees Health Benefits program? Here is a summary.

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3 Things to Do With Your Extra Money

By on May 22, 2020 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments

The coronavirus has many federal employees working at home which could mean they have fewer expenses. These are some ways to put the savings to work.

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The TSP Modernization Act: Expectations vs. Reality

By on May 20, 2020 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
The TSP Modernization Act: Expectations vs. Reality

The TSP Modernization Act was supposed to add flexibility for TSP participants, but is that what it really did?

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Group Calls for 20% Pay Cut for All Federal Employees

By on May 20, 2020 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Group Calls for 20% Pay Cut for All Federal Employees

A group is calling for “DC politicians and bureaucrats” to take a temporary pay cut to share the economic pain from the coronavirus.

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26.71% Federal Employee Pay Disparity Says FSC

By on May 19, 2020 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
26.71% Federal Employee Pay Disparity Says FSC

The Federal Salary Council has made recommendations for locality pay areas and a pay raise for federal employees in 2021.

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No COLA in 2021?

By on May 18, 2020 in Pay & Benefits, Retirement with 0 Comments
No COLA in 2021?

Is there a possibility or probability of no cost of living adjustment (COLA) in 2021 for Social Security recipients and federal retirees?

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TSP Announces CARES Act Loan Options

By on May 15, 2020 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
TSP Announces CARES Act Loan Options

The TSP has announced details of temporary loan options under the CARES Act to help federal employees impacted by the coronavirus.

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The Thrift Board Blinked

By on May 15, 2020 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
The Thrift Board Blinked

The FRTIB has delayed implementation of its planned change to the TSP’s I Fund, but is this debate really over yet?

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TSP Delays Implementing I Fund Change

By on May 13, 2020 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
TSP Delays Implementing I Fund Change

The TSP’s I Fund will continue using the current index rather than a broader international index based on a decision made today.

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