1. Feds, You’ll get your 1% raise, (if you’re still working).
Short answer: No effect on benefits for Active Military and Active Feds, minor effect on Retired NG/Reserves, much effect on Active Duty Retired Veterans, Retired Feds, and Future Feds.
For those who have arrived here via search engine, this is (bonus) Part Four of a response to a reader question, “How do I go about starting a Federal Career”? I recommend you start with Part One of the response to catch up.
So, you wan to be a Fed, huh? Let’s review the traditional advantages to being a Fed: Continue reading
A few news nuggets from over the weekend regarding FERS benefits might seem unrelated to each other on the surface, but I believe they are all correlated.
First, a summary of the attacks on FERS: Continue reading