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5 Myths About Federal Retirement

Good news! You don’t have to be a millionaire to retire comfortably.

Federal Appeals Board Has Major Concerns With Firing Provisions in New VA Law

Small agency tasked with enforcing those provisions raises questions about their constitutionality and wisdom.

Part work, part retirement: Feds could spend more time at the beach. Or even working at the beach.

Phased Retirement is Finally Here

Feds can submit their applications to work part-time and receive half of their annuity beginning Nov. 6.

Can You Accept That Gift? Take Our Quiz

14 questions to test your knowledge of when you can and cannot accept presents.

Defense Could Save Millions in Health Care Costs If Congress Would Let It

An outdated—and expensive—Defense health care program duplicates benefits offered elsewhere, but Congress has to change the law to get rid of it.

Retirement Claims Backlog Inches Back Up

OPM gets more applications than it expected in July.

Feds Who Worked During Shutdown Could Still Receive Bonus Pay

First ruling in shutdown lawsuit is mostly favorable for those forced to work.

Court Says Black Secret Service Agents Can Sue Government as a Group

The 14-year-old discrimination lawsuit alleges that African-American agents were consistently denied promotions despite their qualifications.

U.S. Army troops patrol for possible improvised explosive devices after clearing a building Kandarou, Afghanistan, in 2009.

The Army Will Lay Off 500 Majors This Month

The service will cut more than 40,000 positions in the next four years.

Retirement Savings Funds Hit a Slump in July

All but one of the TSP’s offerings ended the month in the red.