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2014-04-08 23:28:54

Federal Soup – the media brand that previously featured only an interactive federal government employee forum – has absorbed the FederalDAILY brand and has re-launched. Vienna, VA (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 1105 Public Sector Media Group is pleased to announce that as of April 7, 2014, Federal Soup – the media brand that previously featured only an interactive federal government employee forum – has absorbed the FederalDAILY brand and has re-launched. FederalSoup.com now features...

2011-09-02 08:00:00

Many physicians employed by the Federal government believe that their income is effectively protected in the event that an illness or injury prevents them from working. However, based on a review of the FERS disability retirement program by Thomas Lloyd of Financial Balance Group, LLC, this may not be the case. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) September 02, 2011 Many physicians employed by the Federal government believe that their income is effectively protected in the event that an illness or injury...

2010-09-15 10:00:00

Provides Blueprint for Other States to Boost Employee Retirement Savings WASHINGTON, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A study of South Dakota's Supplemental Retirement Plan (SRP) has found that instituting automatic enrollment programs results in a staggering leap in participation rates. The study followed several dozen government units in the first eight months of the program. Ninety-one percent of new, eligible employees are participating in the SRP in units that adopted automatic...

2009-04-01 12:59:00

WASHINGTON, April 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Federally Employed Women (FEW) salutes the House of Representatives for approving legislation (HR 1804) that included two very important federal worker provisions. An amendment was offered by Federal Workforce Subcommittee Chairman Stephen Lynch (D-9-MA) to include the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS) Sick Leave Credit (HR 958) legislation during a previous mark up of the bill. Subcommittee member Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-11-VA) offered...

2008-11-12 03:00:12

ST. PAUL, Minn., Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- When we get serious about saving for retirement, we do some quick calculations and come up with The Number -- the amount we think we need to save to provide enough income to last throughout retirement. As time goes by, that number may fluctuate and it becomes difficult to know whether retirement savings are on track. People enrolled in Securian Retirement 401(k) plans can track their savings progress on their plan statements. Once a year, in clear...

2008-06-22 09:00:22

In the early 1980s, when Congress moved to bring federal employees into Social Security, the outlook for the civil service pension system was uncertain. But Judy Park had a plan. Park was the legislative director for the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association, or NARFE, and, with the help of colleagues and a consulting firm, she spent two years building consensus among unions and employee associations on how to revamp federal retirement. The effort helped develop the...


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