President Barack Obama has exercised his authority and offered a 1.6% pay raise to federal employees that will be effective on January 1, 2017.
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Assessment of federal employees’ pay grades has already begun at OPM. The review will consider locality and other pay grades that have been adjusted to higher levels
Researchers have revealed that only .5 percent of all the officers have over a million dollars in their TSP accounts.
US Senator Heidi Heitkamp has recently expressed her desire to have a separate OPM office to help the disabled veterans to get suitable jobs.
A recent examination conducted by the Urban Institute has revealed that the defined benefit retirement programs have gained popularity when compared to the private sector plans. The investments made by federal employees in the federal retirement benefits have also increased.
The TSP Board is working hard to ensure that cyber attacks and risk factors are totally removed. It’s taking inspiration from the private sector too.
If you’re someone who may need to rely on Social Security for your future retirement income, you may want to consider alternative saving methods.
One of the toughest financial decisions a retired individual or an individual who is about to retire faces is to whether he or she should keep his or her retirement savings in the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) or should he or she transfer it to the IRA.
President Obama has always been one for focusing on federal retirement savings and recent news arriving from the White House indicate that the President will focus on the same matter in the coming budget as well. It’s expected that some new proposals will be put forward that will aid in the expansion of the access to retirement savings accountsRead… Read more »
The newly-released President Barrack Obama’s Administration’s Fiscal Year 2017 Federal Budget Proposal includes the 1.6% federal employee pay raise and six weeks of fully paid parental leave for federal employees, among others.