OPM Assumes No Pay Raise in 2019

Will there be a federal employee pay raise for 2019? A new memo from OPM casts some doubt over the possibility. Read the full blog post by clicking below: OPM Assumes No Pay Raise in 2019

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What Happens Next with OPM?

OPM recently found itself with a new director. What might be in store for the agency amidst proposals to restructure it? Read the full blog post by clicking below: What Happens Next with OPM?

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Get Ready: The 2018 FEHB Open Season Starts Next Month

Now is the time to review your federal health insurance coverage, enroll in insurance plans, and make sure all of your benefits are in order. The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) has set the dates for the 2018 Federal Benefits Open Season (FEHB Open Season), which allows employees to enroll in 2019 benefits programs. Enrollment […]

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DC VA Medical Center Has a New Director

The VA announced that it has appointed a new director of the embattled DC VA Medical Center. Read the full blog post by clicking below: DC VA Medical Center Has a New Director

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Ensuring Accuracy of Federal Employee Personnel Files

OPM has issued guidance for agencies on maintaining accurate personnel files consistent with the requirements of an Executive Order issued in May. Read the full blog post by clicking below: Ensuring Accuracy of Federal Employee Personnel Files

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Why The F Fund Has Been The Worst-Performing TSP Fund Lately

The F Fund has suffered from a lackluster performance in recent years. The author explains why this is the case and what its prospects are going forward. Read the full blog post by clicking below: Why The F Fund Has Been The Worst-Performing TSP Fund Lately

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Roth Re-Characterization Deadline Fast Approaching

Have you re-characterized a Roth IRA? This October has an important deadline for taxpayers using this technique. Read the full blog post by clicking below: Roth Re-Characterization Deadline Fast Approaching

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Use An Annuity Calculator to See How the High-5 Plan Affects You

The MyFEDBenefits team has kept a close eye on the government’s proposed retirement policies over the past 2 years. Though the changes aren’t done yet, it looks like retirement benefits may be a sticking point in the 2019 proposed budget. It’s time that we can start to use an annuity calculator to see how some of […]

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House Spending Bill Includes a Federal Employee Pay Freeze

Late summer signifies the start of budget discussions for the 2019 fiscal year. Along with discussing hot-button issues like education spending and the investment in border security, elected officials are trying to determine if federal employees should receive a raise this year or if they should instate a federal employee pay freeze. There’s good news […]

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Are Your FERS, TSP, and Social Security Accounts Indexed for Inflation?

There are multiple factors to consider when saving for your federal retirement. You want to enjoy your life now, but you also need to make sure you have enough saved once you leave public service. Once you’re finally ready to retire, you have to consider what to withdraw, when to pull your funds, and how […]

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