John Grobe, a former fed and benefits specialist, crunch some numbers you need to know before you retire from a federal career.
While some agencies are cutting back on the number of teleworkers, and the time they can spend working from home, others are thinking about expanding it to cut real estate costs.
Some clever, eligible federal workers are considering retiring later this year to be on the retirement roles for the January 2019 cost of living adjustment. But the problem is that time is not on their side.
More readers have their say about experiences with teleworking and whether or not they support the practice for government employees.
Most federal workers and retirees are covered by one of the dozens of plans and any of them do not need Medicare Part B, but it does offer extra protection.
Federal News Radio’s web team joins Senior Correspondent Mike Causey to answer common questions about teleworking.
The two primary unions representing postal workers support a bipartisan postal reform bill in March, while the National Active and Retired Federal Employees opposes it for fear it will force retirees to take Medicare Part B.
A fed-led fund has raised $1.3 million in college scholarships for the children of victims of the Oklahoma City bombing 23 years ago.
The American Federation of Government Employees and have endorsed congressional candidates whom they hope will advocate for federal worker pay going forward.
See how your salary compare to feds doing exactly the same jobs in the same agency but in another city.
What does the federal Thrift Savings Plan have in common with the Washington Nationals baseball team? Short answer: Neither is performing at their 2017 pace.
Financial planner Arthur Stein said the last 12 months of TSP returns were not all bad.
January 2019 prospects are not nearly so good for feds who are still on the job. White collar, nonpostal civil servants face the prospect of a pay freeze.
Not only does the federal government encourage the wider adoption of autonomous vehicles, it also has to regulate them.