Pay & Benefits

TSP Woes Continue Two Weeks After Tech Transition

Participants reported delayed account disbursements a full two weeks after the transition to a new recordkeeper was complete.

‘It’s Time For Me To Go Fishing’

The first steps to take after you’ve decided to retire.

The TSP Board's Nominees Have Now Been Confirmed, With One Exception

Biden's pick to chair the federal government’s 401(k)-style retirement savings program’s board must go through a more arduous process.

TSP Participants Bemoan Bumpy Recordkeeper Transition

Federal employees and retirees have reported problems with setting up new accounts for online access to the federal government’s 401(k)-style retirement savings program, and the agency’s call center has been deluged.

Most of Biden's TSP Nominees Are Free to Be Confirmed, Now That GOP Senators Have Lifted a Hold

The lawmakers changed course after the nominees committed to being “highly skeptical” of proposals to include Chinese investments in the Thrift Savings Plan’s offerings.

The Difference Between a COLA and a Pay Raise

And why you won’t get the full effect of either if you retire on Dec. 31, 2022.

White House Internships Will Soon Be Paid

The move comes as part of an administration-wide push to improve the recruitment of young federal workers.

GOP Senators Issue a Last-Minute Demand that the TSP Delay Mutual Fund Window

With just a week before the federal government’s 401(k)-style retirement savings program begins offering mutual funds to its participants, some lawmakers warned it could lead to federal employees investing in China.

Firefighters Union Calls for Higher Pay Amid Staffing Shortage

A Senate committee also advanced legislation this week that would make it easier for federal firefighters to qualify for workers compensation benefits in connection with chronic conditions associated with firefighting.

Life Insurance for Retirees

The rules and options for continuing coverage into retirement. 

How to Make Performance Reviews Less Terrible – Especially Given the Challenges of Supervising Remote Workers

Performance reviews were always a challenge, but even more so in the age of hybrid work, when some employees are in the office more often than others.

GovExec Daily: Retirement Planning Tricks for All Feds

NARFE's Erin Carter joins the show to discuss how public servants should plan for their future.