FEDWeek

40K Buyout Included in Defense Bill before Senate

The Senate has taken up the annual DoD authorization bill, which would allow buyout amounts government-wide of up to $40,000. …More

Congress Takes up Low Pay Problem for High-Demand Occupations

Both the House and Senate versions of the annual DoD budget bill (HR-5515) signal growing concerns that federal salaries are …More

Bill Covering Pay and Workplace Policies Set to Advance

DoD Policies Could Be Model for Revising RIF Rules

Disciplinary Actions Up at VA Since Law Change

COLA Count Jumps in May

Growth Continues in Top Occupations

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Federal Retirement & Financial Planning Report

Making Sure Your Benefits Move Along with You

To report a change in address after retirement, go to www.servicesonline.opm.gov or write to Office of Personnel Management, Retirement Operations …More

Social Security Describes Considerations for When to Draw Benefits
Getting a Valuation for Your Assets
Senators Push Back against SSA Office Closings
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Federal Manager's Daily Report

FOIA Backlog Trimmed Even as Requests Set Record

Federal agencies received a record 818,271 requests under the Freedom of Information Act in fiscal 2017, the Justice Department has …More

Senate Report Makes Case for More CBP Hiring Powers
Guidance Sent on Risk Assessment, Reporting
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TSP Investment Report

G and F Funds: The Fed Raised Interest Rates Again

The U.S. Federal Reserve raised key interest rates last week, to a range of 1.75%-2.00%. This is the seventh interest rate …More

IRAs versus TSP, Additional Key Differences

Armed Forces News

Watchdog: No Money for JSF Until Problems Are Fixed

Before the Pentagon commits to full-rate production of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, issues surrounding its high production costs must …More

Civilian Nurse Honored
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