Category Archives: FESA News

A 2019 Pay Raise Appears Likely, But Isn’t a Done Deal

As congressional negotiators on Thursday discussed their progress in coming to an agreement on a $154.2 billion spending package, no lawmakers mentioned the dispute between the House and Senate over whether to give federal civilian employees a 1.9 percent pay raise next year. But the prospects of a pay hike for federal workers are looking strong. After…

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Knowing Your Best Date To Retire

Next week, I’ll present my annual Best Dates to Retire column. I look forward to preparing it every year. It’s a particularly popular topic as employees get closer to retirement under either the Civil Service Retirement System or the Federal Employees Retirement System. Helping people select the best retirement date was one of the first things…

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