Businesses that Offered Support to Federal Employees During Shutdown

There were so many local businesses, non-profits, and normal everyday citizens that helped our federal workers during the shutdown. Each one deserves our full gratitude and appreciation for the support they gave. To view the list of companies and organizations who made their offers of assistance available on our Shutdown Assistance Map, please go to […]

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Assistance Programs for Furloughed Federal Employees During the Government Shutdown

To help furloughed Federal employees find assistance at the local-level, we’ve added an Assistance Map below. To use the map, simply click on your state or select it from the dropdown menu. SAM was launched on 1-11-2019, and a great number of very generous offers from local businesses have already started to fill the map […]

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10 Ways to Save on Taxes And Expenses in 2019

The start of a new year is a good time to review your finances. These are some simple things you can do to help save on taxes and boost your long-term savings. Read the full blog post by clicking below: 10 Ways to Save on Taxes And Expenses in 2019

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Should Retirees with FEHB Enroll in Medicare Part D?

Retired federal employees may wonder if they should enroll in Medicare Part D with FEHB benefits. Here is an overview of how the two work together. Read the full blog post by clicking below: Should Retirees with FEHB Enroll in Medicare Part D?

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The Effects of a Lack of a Pay Raise

How does the lack of a pay raise factor into inflation, and what is the overall impact on your FERS annuity and Social Security benefits? Read the full blog post by clicking below: The Effects of a Lack of a Pay Raise

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Celebrating Postal Workers During The USPS Holiday Slowdown

MyFEDBenefits wants to celebrate all postal employees who work tirelessly throughout the USPS holiday slowdown. The holiday season brings lots of joy and cheer, and lots of extra work for the United States Postal Service. And due to the large influx of packages that need to be mailed throughout November and December, it becomes increasingly […]

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Is Your Agency One of the ‘Best Places to Work?’

Which agencies are rated as the “best places to work” in the federal government this year? Read the full blog post by clicking below: Is Your Agency One of the ‘Best Places to Work?’

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Vacant MSPB Means No Potential Recourse For Appeal-Filing Federal Employees Any Time Soon

The stalemate continues that has left MSPB with no quorum among its board members. What does this mean for the agency and federal employees with pending appeals? Read the full blog post by clicking below: Vacant MSPB Means No Potential Recourse For Appeal-Filing Federal Employees Any Time Soon

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IG Labels CSRS Improper Payments ‘High-Risk’

A recent OPM Inspector General’s report said that improper payments made under federal employee retirement systems represent a “high risk.” Read the full blog post by clicking below: IG Labels CSRS Improper Payments ‘High-Risk’

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Federal Employee Retirement: Best Day to Retire in 2018 Is Approaching

Earlier this year, we covered the best days for FERS retirement. Because FERS benefits kick in on the first day of the next month, the best days to retire each year are the last days of the month. That’s because those who decide to wait until the second or third day of the month for […]

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