Surging Number of Federal Employee Millionaires

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Surging Number of Federal Employee Millionaires

The number of TSP millionaires has dramatically increased in the past year and increased by tens of thousands over the past few years.

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Does the USPS Owe its Retirees Health Care Like Social Security?

on January 13, 2020 in Agency News with 0 Comments

The author says that a plan put forth in Congress to remedy the ailing finances at the Postal Service would do more harm than good.

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Warning Issued About New Social Security Scam

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Warning Issued About New Social Security Scam

SSA has issued an alert about a new Social Security scam that uses fake documents to try to steal your money.

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Financial Tips for Federal Employees and Retirees: January 2020

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Financial Tips for Federal Employees and Retirees: January 2020

These are some tips for federal employees and retirees regarding Medicare, the TSP and taxes.

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OPM Launches New Collective Bargaining Database

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OPM Launches New Collective Bargaining Database

OPM has launched a new database to make collective bargaining agreements available to the public.

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The SECURE Act of 2019 Means Big Changes to Retirement Accounts

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The SECURE Act of 2019 Means Big Changes to Retirement Accounts

The SECURE Act is a new law that has significant implications for retirement savings. Here are some key points to know about the new law.

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4th Time’s the Charm? Bill Reintroduced to Bolster Appeal Rights of Some Feds

By on January 9, 2020 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
4th Time’s the Charm? Bill Reintroduced to Bolster Appeal Rights of Some Feds

Legislation has again been introduced to overturn a court decision which limited appeal rights of some federal employees in sensitive positions.

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Is Paid Parental Leave ‘Another Step Towards Socialism’?

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Is Paid Parental Leave ‘Another Step Towards Socialism’?

Amidst many people extolling the virtues of the new paid parental leave benefit for federal employees, one person has expressed concerns about its ramifications.

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Federal Employee Suicides Reach a New Record

By on January 8, 2020 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Federal Employee Suicides Reach a New Record

New BLS data show that federal employee suicides have reached a new high.

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Census Bureau Raises Pay in Hopes of Hiring 500K People

on January 8, 2020 in Agency News with 0 Comments

The Census Bureau said it plans to hire 500,000 people in the coming months as the 2020 Census gets underway. It's raising pay in most of the country in an effort to fill the jobs.

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