FEDWeek

Enrollee Share of FEHB Premiums to Rise 8.7 Percent on Average for 2023

The enrollee share of FEHB premiums will rise 8.7 percent on average for 2023, OPM has said, the largest jump …More

OPM Addresses Drivers of Premium Hikes, Upcoming Coverage Changes in FEHB

An OPM summary of changes in the FEHB program for 2023 blames the pandemic for much of the average 8.7 …More

Agency Response to Schedule F Order Varied, GAO Finds

Response was mixed among federal agencies during the several months between when the Trump administration ordered creation of an excepted …More

Effort to Ban a New Schedule F Steps Up in Congress

A GAO report on the mixed response by federal agencies to the Trump administration’s Schedule F order comes as new …More

DoD Extends Authority to Telework with Dependents in the Home

The Defense Department has indefinitely extended an exception to general teleworking policy by allowing employees to continue to telework even …More

Administration Urged to Extend Waiver in Loan Forgiveness Program

A group of some 100 Democratic House and Senate members has urged the Biden administration to extend the October 31 …More

Mix of Increases, Decreases ahead in Medicare

In TSP, All Funds but G Start Autumn with Fall

Biden Signs Continuing Resolution; Next Deadline Dec 16

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Federal Manager's Daily Report

Goal Raised for Contracts to Small Disadvantaged Businesses

OMB has issued guidance for fiscal 2023 on complying with a Biden administration order telling agencies to make federal contracting …More

IG Sees Signs of Theft of DHS Employees’ Identities in Benefits Claims Patterns
Plan Now to Act on Survey Findings, MSPB Says
VA Falling Short on Buy American Act Compliance, Audit Finds
Federal Workplace Bills Advance in Congress
Risk of Injuries to Carriers Rising with Increase in Package Deliveries, IG Says
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Federal Retirement & Financial Planning Report

Social Security Scammers Count on Emotion Overcoming Logic, Says Report

People are most likely to fall victim to scams involving Social Security benefits when the scammers overcome their logic with …More

Returning to Work after Retirement
Arranging for a Trustworthy Trustee
Study Cites Value of Consistency in Retirement Saving
Survivor Benefit Options for Retirees Who Marry
Creating and Keeping a Ready Money Reserve for Retirement
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TSP Investment Report

Do you know who is your beneficiary for your TSP account?  Are you sure?

You may know who is on the latest form TSP-3 that you filed, but the TSP might not.  My instructors …More

TSP Contribution Election: What’s in a Name?
With FERS Annuity Indexed for Inflation, Fed Retirees Faring Better
Feds Lead Private Sector in Saving for Retirement

Armed Forces News

Veterans Treatment Courts and Impacting the Veteran Community

Judge Robert Russell started a nationwide movement when he created the first Veterans Treatment Court (VTC) in 2008 in Buffalo, …More

Air Force and Space Force Senior Officers, Enlisteds Emphasize Family
GAO: Better Tracking of Absences Needed
Carrier Ford Ready To Deploy
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