Federal Employee News

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

What color is your passport and how powerful is it?


What color is your passport and how powerful is it?

Most Powerful Passport 2017
A passport is your open door to travel and business. Having the right passport opens doors that other passports cannot. Your U.S. passport isn’t as powerful as you think it is. However, Singapore now has 'most powerful passport in the world'. Passports come in a multitude of colors, as well as a multitude of restrictions as far as where you can travel. Where does your passport rank? Click here to see the Global Passport Power Rank.
Source: The Federal Newsgroup

Passports

Monday, October 16, 2017

2 percent federal retirement COLA set for January

2 percent federal retirement COLA set for January

Snippet of Article: "...Under FERS, an inflation adjustment isn’t paid until age 62, except for those who retired due to disability or from certain occupations that require earlier retirement. The average monthly civil service benefit under FERS is about $1,400, yielding an average increase, for those eligible, of $28. Those retired under FERS are eligible for Social Security benefits under standard rules and those receiving that benefit — which generally cannot begin earlier than age 62 — will see that payment boosted by 2 percent as well..."

Source: www.washingtonpost.com

CSRS vs FERS, 2018 Federal Retiree COLA, COLA,

Friday, October 6, 2017

Veterans Identification Card: Issued To Veterans Who Apply Starting In November

Actual, Physical Vet Cards Will Be Issued To Veterans Who Apply Starting In November

Snippet of Article: "...Veterans Identification Card will be available free of charge to any honorably discharged veteran who applies for one online via the ..."

Source: militaryvetnews.blogspot.com

Veterans Identification Card

Monday, October 2, 2017

Las Vegas shooting: The deadliest mass shooting in modern American history

Las Vegas shooting: At least 50 dead, more than 400 injured in massacre

Snippet of Article: "...suspect, who died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, was identified as 64-year-old Stephen Paddock, a resident of Mesquite, Nevada. Police initially sought...The shooting at the sold-out Route 91 Harvest festival was the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history. ..."

Source: www.foxnews.com

Stephen Paddock, Vegas Mass Shooting 2017, Mass Shooting,