Coronavirus and the Federal Community

What are your thoughts about the ongoing coronavirus pandemic? Share your feedback in this short survey.

Coronavirus Infects Seniors’ Social Security Checks (If You Were Born In 1960)

By on March 27, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Coronavirus Infects Seniors’ Social Security Checks (If You Were Born In 1960)

The coronavirus could put a dent in some seniors’ Social Security checks. The author explains why this is the case.

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Is Now the Time to Move to the G Fund?

By on March 26, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments

As stocks drop fast, federal employees may be wondering if they should dump the TSP stock funds. One financial advisor offers his perspective.

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Is it Wise to Suspend RMDs for 2020?

By on March 26, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Is it Wise to Suspend RMDs for 2020?

Congress has allowed the suspension of required minimum distributions (RMDs) for 2020 due to the coronavirus.

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OPM Confirms Insurance Benefits Processing Will Continue Despite Coronavirus

By on March 25, 2020 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
OPM Confirms Insurance Benefits Processing Will Continue Despite Coronavirus

OPM is reminding federal agencies of their responsibilities to continue benefits processing despite potential disruptions from the coronavirus.

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Should Federal Union Officials Be Paid to Lobby Congress?

By on March 25, 2020 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Should Federal Union Officials Be Paid to Lobby Congress?

FLRA is seeking comments on a proposed rule to restrict use of official time by union representatives to lobby Congress.

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Changes in TSP’s L Funds

By on March 25, 2020 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Changes in TSP’s L Funds

Changes to the TSP Lifecycle Funds are underway. Here is a summary of some of the most notable changes.

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House Coronavirus Stimulus Bill Contains a Bailout for the Postal Service

By on March 24, 2020 in Agency News with 0 Comments
House Coronavirus Stimulus Bill Contains a Bailout for the Postal Service

Two House lawmakers have said that the coronavirus has created a financial emergency for the Postal Service.

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House Democrats Unveil Coronavirus Stimulus Bill With Provisions for Federal Employees

By on March 24, 2020 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
House Democrats Unveil Coronavirus Stimulus Bill With Provisions for Federal Employees

House Democrats have unveiled a coronavirus stimulus bill with a number of important provisions for federal employees.

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Election 2020: Which Candidate Do Federal Employees Prefer?

By on March 24, 2020 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Election 2020: Which Candidate Do Federal Employees Prefer?

An informal survey of readers over the past 10 days provides insight into which candidates for president are the most popular.

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The Coronavirus Pandemic and Your TSP

By on March 23, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
The Coronavirus Pandemic and Your TSP

Looking at how markets have performed during past pandemics can give federal employees an idea of how the TSP will fare long-term from the coronavirus.

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