Decisions on Key Workplace Issues Left to September – and Likely Later

The Senate has followed the House in recessing until after Labor Day, leaving to September – and likely later – …More

Biden Signs Climate, Tax Bill with Polarizing IRS Workforce Boost

President Biden has signed sweeping legislation reflecting Democratic policies on tax, health insurance and climate matters that was recently passed …More

Biden Letter Likely Next Step Toward 4.6 Percent Fed Pay Raise

With Congress on recess through Labor Day, the next action regarding the January 2023 federal employee pay raise likely will …More

Lower-Performing Postal Facilities Share Common Personnel Issues, IG Says

Lower-performing Postal Service facilities have in common several problems related to personnel, says an IG report. In a look at …More

Act Soon on Student Loan Forgiveness Waiver, Unions Say

Federal employee unions have urged federal employees to act soon to qualify for a special waiver period under the Public …More

Some Lodging Per Diem Rates Increasing for Federal Travelers

The lodgings portion of per diem rates for federal employees traveling on official business will increase for some locations in …More

COLA Count Retreats a Bit off 9 Percent High

Pay Gap Figure Put at 22.47 Percent; More Feds Could Join Higher-Paying Zones

Salary Council Sets Aside Trump-Era Ideas on Pay Comparisons

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Federal Manager's Daily Report

GSA Produces ‘Identity Lifecycle Management Playbook’

The GSA has produced an “Identity Lifecycle Management Playbook” designed to help agencies “understand how to shift their focus from …More

fedweek.com: job gains and losses in proposed 2021 budget
GAO Sees ‘Little Success’ in VA Acquisition Improvement Efforts
Court Upholds Second Disciplinary Action Taken on Same Grounds as First
Report Urges Action on Shortage of Cyber Employees
GSA Faces Personnel Crunch for Projects, Spending Under Infrastructure Act
OPM Allows Emergency Leave Transfer for Kentucky Flooding
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Federal Retirement & Financial Planning Report

Study Lists Positive, Negative Associations with Retirement

A study has found that the three positive words or phrases that working age people most commonly associate with retirement …More

What Your Retirement Statement Tells You
You May Have Excess Homeowner’s Insurance—or Not Enough
Bill before Senate Would Alter Retirement Savings, Distribution Policies
fehb value for federal employees critical
What Coordination of Benefits Means in the FEHB
Using Insurance for ‘Wealth Replacement’
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TSP Investment Report

Your FERS Annuity is Worth More Than You Think

How much is your FERS annuity worth? More than you think it is! FERS is a defined benefit plan that …More

Beware Recency Bias When Thinking About Your Retirement
TSP Investment: Neglect Retirement Savings at Your Own Peril
Why So Few are Taking Advantage of TSP Mutual Fund Window

Armed Forces News

Survey Offers Well-Being Wish List

Health and child care, financial security, availability of food, and a sense of community all rank high on the list …More

Court Says Military Members Can Sue Others in Uniform
Army Delays Online Personnel System Release
Navy Offers up to $115k in Enlistment Bonuses, Loan Repayments
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