Government Life

FERS Deferred Retirement- What You Need To Know Before You Quit A Government Job

FERS Deferred Retirement- What You Need To Know Before You Quit A Government Job

Wondering what happens to your pension if you quit your government job? This article is a playbook for FERS deferred retirement benefits.

Do Federal Employees Need Professional Liability Insurance? Myth And Reality

Do Federal Employees Need Professional Liability Insurance? Myth And Reality

Do Federal Employees Need Professional Liability Insurance? This post breaks down some myths and realities of your potential liability.

Should You Max Out TSP Contributions? The Truth About The Government 401(k)

Should You Max Out TSP Contributions? The Truth About The Government 401(k)

Thinking about contributing the max to your TSP? This post describes the maximum allowable TSP contributions and pros/cons of the TSP.

Background Checks for Federal Employees- What You Need to Know

Background Checks for Federal Employees- What You Need to Know

I wrote this post to help potential federal employees navigate their background checks using the SF-85 and land their first federal job.

Federal Employees Oath of Office: Ultimate Guide for New Employees and Those Who Have Forgotten It

Federal Employees Oath of Office: Ultimate Guide for New Employees and Those Who Have Forgotten It

If you’re thinking about joining the ranks of federal employees who have already signed the oath of office, I’ll walk you through what it says

How to calculate your 2021 Federal Cost of Living Adjustment

How to calculate your 2021 Federal Cost of Living Adjustment

The POTUS signed an EO for a 2021 federal cost of living adjustment. Find out how to calculate the size of your 2020 COLA.

When Can Federal Employees Retire? Proven Advice You Need Today.

When Can Federal Employees Retire? Proven Advice You Need Today.

I want you to stop thinking of "When can federal employees retire" as a specific age and number of years of service.

Federal Employee Lunch Break Rules- All You’ll Ever Need to Know

Federal Employee Lunch Break Rules- All You’ll Ever Need to Know

This post breaks down and explains all of the rules and regulations regarding federal employee lunch break rules in plain language.

Federal Employees and Social Security Myths Versus Reality

Federal Employees and Social Security Myths Versus Reality

Do federal employees get social security and a pension? Read this article to understand everything you need to know about feds and SSI.