Checking The OPM Backlog: Make Sure You Retire on Time This Winter

We try to report on the OPM backlog on a regular basis to provide insight into the state of retirement processing and to give employees an idea for what they can expect when they apply for retirement. The Office of Personnel Management has a significant backlog in the number of retirement applications it needs to […]

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Which Health Plans Are Leaving the FEHB in 2019?

Some insurance plans are leaving the FEHB in 2019. Here is a list of the plans and actions impacted federal employees need to take. Read the full blog post by clicking below: Which Health Plans Are Leaving the FEHB in 2019?

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VA Announces Milestone in Modernizing Veterans’ Claims Processing

The VA announced it has reached a new milestone in its efforts to move paper veterans claims to a digital system. Read the full blog post by clicking below: VA Announces Milestone in Modernizing Veterans’ Claims Processing

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Fact Check: The GOP Targets Social Security

Social Security is often made into a political issue, but it will take bipartisan action to solve problems facing the program. Read the full blog post by clicking below: Fact Check: The GOP Targets Social Security

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Salary Council Recommends More Locality Pay Areas

The Federal Salary Council has made a number of recommendations for expanding and increasing federal locality pay. Read the full blog post by clicking below: Salary Council Recommends More Locality Pay Areas

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The ‘Best’ Retirement Dates in 2019

What are the “best” dates to retire in 2019? Here are some important considerations for FERS and CSRS federal employees. Read the full blog post by clicking below: The ‘Best’ Retirement Dates in 2019

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When Will the COLA Increase Appear in My Annuity Check?

Wondering when you will see the annual COLA increase in your annuity payments? Read the full blog post by clicking below: When Will the COLA Increase Appear in My Annuity Check?

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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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