Pay & Benefits

House Oversight Members Join Effort to Loosen TSP Withdrawal Restrictions

Companion to a Senate bill would allow participants in the retirement savings program more flexibility to manage their money.

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EPA Wants 1,200 Employees to Accept Buy Outs, Early Outs

They will have a maximum of six weeks to accept an offer and leave the agency.

Should the Costs of Federal Employee Pensions Be Calculated Differently?

A change in methodology could make it easier to understand the long-term impact of proposed reforms to retirement benefits, but would introduce greater uncertainty, CBO says.


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Beware of Benefits Scams

How to spot and avoid fraudsters and con artists.

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Rep. Gerry Connolly, D-Va., was one of the lawmakers who took the lead on the letter.

House Democrats Pen Letter Blasting Proposed Federal Retirement Cuts

Correspondence to leadership marks the latest salvo in opposition to Trump budget.

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The Hidden Cost of Federal Health Plans

You might be able to save some money by looking at prescription drug coverage.

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With Cuts on the Table, Is It Time to Go?

It’s a good idea to have your ducks in row in case you decide to move up your retirement date.

Agencies Reveal More Info on Military Blended Retirement Plan

Defense Dept. launches retirement calculator to compare programs.

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Astronaut Peggy Whitson is seen during a spacewalk during Expedition 50 aboard the International Space Station in January.

Why Are So Many People Applying to Be Astronauts?

NASA received more than 18,300 applications for its newest class, three times more than its last round of hiring.

CBO: Postal Reform Would Bring Cheaper Health Insurance Premiums to All Feds

USPS would save $6.2 billion under reform legislation, according to budget analysts.