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

read more ›

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

read more ›

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

read more ›

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

read more ›

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 […]

read more ›

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 […]

read more ›

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 […]

read more ›

What FERS Employees Need to Know About Crediting Unused Sick Leave

Every employee treats their sick leave differently. Some employees battle through colds and stomach issues, determined not to miss a day. Other employees use every sick day possible, wanting to take advantage of the time off — even if they just have a light sniffle. FERS employees may want to consider additional information before deciding […]

read more ›

OPM Data Breach May Put Federal Employees At Risk

Millions of federal employees rely on the Office of Personnel Management for their salaries, benefits, and retirement options. If this office isn’t reliable, then federal workers are at risk of delaying their retirement and having their data exposed to criminal hackers. Unfortunately, an OPM data breach is more of a potential threat than initially thought.  […]

read more ›

Meet MyFEDBenefits At The UPMA Convention In Reno

MyFEDBenefits Wants You To Win Big At The UPMA Convention In Reno! The United Postmasters and Managers of America (UPMA) is holding their second annual convention in Reno, Nevada, and our team of benefits specialists is excited to attend for the second year in a row. Last year, we chatted with many postmaster union leaders […]

read more ›

Like Us On Facebook:

Get Retirement News Updates

Subscribe now to get the latest federal retirement news delivered straight to your inbox!

NOTE: Please make sure to check your email and click the link to confirm your subscription.


Helpful Resources

Determine if FEGLI is right for you by taking our quiz.

Federal Employee Topics

Recent Articles