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Q&A – We answer your Federal Disability Retirement questions

Q&A – We answer your Federal Disability Retirement questions

In our recent webinar we covered how federal employees can protect their financial future with Federal Disability Retirement. There were a lot of great questions and we're going to go in-depth with some of our answers here. This is a very relevant subject, as more and...

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Filing for Federal Workers’ Compensation during COVID-19

Filing for Federal Workers’ Compensation during COVID-19

Our nation’s resilient workforce of Federal Employees has stepped up with courage in a time that we desperately needed them. Each of the Healthcare Workers, Field Agents, Law Enforcement Officers, Letter Carriers, and the thousands of employees who have worked...

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Is COVID-19 covered under OWCP Federal Workers’ Comp?

Is COVID-19 covered under OWCP Federal Workers’ Comp?

In these unparalleled times, it can be difficult to find the information you need if you have contracted COVID-19 or been impacted by its spread. Many federal employees that have been affected by COVID-19 are wondering what their benefits options are. In this article,...

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Find peace-of-mind in your federal benefits. 

Find peace-of-mind in your federal benefits. 

"We are living in unprecedented and uncertain times." By now, you have likely heard this ad nauseum, but it doesn't take away from the fact that we are collectively concerned about the future. Whether it be a volatile economy, furlough fears, or the spread of a novel...

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Financial Support for Federal Employees impacted by COVID-19

Financial Support for Federal Employees impacted by COVID-19

As our country continues to navigate the impact of coronavirus, more and more people are directly affected. This is putting many in a position where they are unable to work or need to be home to take care of someone who is sick. Many are quickly depleting their...

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OPM’s claim process is changing in response to COVID-19.

OPM’s claim process is changing in response to COVID-19.

For many of us, "social distancing" has brought our daily lives to a screeching halt, and you might expect an even slower pace at government offices. From teleworking to shutdowns, there is much uncertainty on the horizon for feds. As of this posting, the OPM is still...

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The TSP Modernization Act Cheatsheet

The TSP Modernization Act Cheatsheet

Our team of federal employee benefits consultants, case managers and attorneys have extensively reviewed the federal government’s changes coming in the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) Modernization Act and we’re excited to share what we’ve learned. The Office of Personnel...

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[Insert Scary OPM Headline Here]

[Insert Scary OPM Headline Here]

You may have recently come across news stating that President Trump is looking to dismantle the Office of Personnel Management (OPM). While on the surface this may seem like an apocalyptic scenario for federal employees, the history surrounding the agency may shed...

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What Happens if the Shutdown Exceeds 30 Days?

What Happens if the Shutdown Exceeds 30 Days?

Monday, January 21, 2019, marks the day that the shutdown has dragged on past the 30-day mark. This means agencies must send a 2nd furlough notice to non-excepted employees. “After the first 30 days in a furlough status, agencies are required to deliver a 2nd furlough...

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Federal Disability Retirement and the Shutdown

Federal Disability Retirement and the Shutdown

The partial government shutdown has lasted almost 30 days now and let’s be honest, it is a difficult time to be a federal employee. Whether you’re being forced to work without pay, or on furlough with no pay, it’s a tough time. Seemingly every day there is a new story...

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