What June CPI Data Say About the 2021 COLA

By on July 27, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
What June CPI Data Say About the 2021 COLA

The latest CPI-W figures suggest a small COLA for federal retirees in 2021, but the author points out that it may be the start of a more positive trend.

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Man Pretends to be Navy SEAL to Steal VA Benefits

By on July 26, 2020 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Man Pretends to be Navy SEAL to Steal VA Benefits

A Pennsylvania man pleaded guilty to pretending to be a Navy SEAL in order to receive VA benefits to which he was not entitled.

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What Benefits Will Your Family Have When You Pass Away?

By on July 24, 2020 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments

These are some benefits available to federal employees the can be transferred to their survivors.

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Lawsuit Seeking Hazard Pay for Federal Employees Over Coronavirus Gets New Plaintiffs

By on July 23, 2020 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Lawsuit Seeking Hazard Pay for Federal Employees Over Coronavirus Gets New Plaintiffs

A lawsuit seeking hazard pay for federal employees exposed to the coronavirus has been amended to add new plaintiffs.

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5 Tips To Help You Acquire Your First Million Dollars

By on July 23, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
5 Tips To Help You Acquire Your First Million Dollars

What does it take to become a millionaire? These are some of the techniques that people who have reached this milestone use.

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Thousands of Federal Employees to be Furloughed

on July 22, 2020 in Agency News with 0 Comments

The Department of Homeland Security is moving forward with more than 13,000 furloughs at U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

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Hatch Act Leads to 120-Day Suspension

By on July 22, 2020 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Hatch Act Leads to 120-Day Suspension

A federal employee has agreed to a 120-day suspension without pay for a Hatch Act violation.

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Top 10 Highest Paid Feds – 1 Is Well-Known

By on July 21, 2020 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Top 10 Highest Paid Feds – 1 Is Well-Known

Who are the highest paid federal employees? At least one name on the list will likely sound familiar.

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House Votes to Ban Federal Employees from Using TikTok on Federal Phones

on July 21, 2020 in Current Events with 0 Comments

The House voted as part of a defense spending bill to bar federal employees from downloading the Chinese-owned TikTok app on government-issued phones because of national security concerns.

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3 Hidden Expenses in Retirement

By on July 21, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
3 Hidden Expenses in Retirement

These are three hidden expenses you may not anticipate that can impact your retirement budget.

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