While all of the focus on the OPM-GSA merger has been on OPM’s shortcomings, it is safe to say that the federal government as a whole has not covered itself with respect to management issues.
So how’s the retirement nest egg you’re building one paycheck at a time going?
The reason for the new shutdown decision deadline is that lawmakers have not approved appropriations to keep all federal agencies operating after Oct. 1.
Federal-military-Social Security retirees are hoping for a January 2020 cost of living adjustment, which is nice but not as nice as the days of 8% or 9% yearly increases.
Next Tuesday, Oct. 1, marks the beginning of a new era for the General Services Administration’s Multiple Award Schedule program. On that date, Phase I of MAS Consolidation will end with the issuance of a…
Most of the 34,000 active and retired feds with million-dollar-plus Thrift Savings Plan accounts got there by keeping cool. Most have been steady investors for decades.
Stress is real, and it can be a killer. Federal workers are not immune to job-related stress, and many occupy jobs that cause high levels of stress. So several agencies have employee assistance programs.
Senior Correspondent Mike Causey asked long-time reader Tony Krolik if there is life after retiring, which he did from the Internal Revenue Service five years ago.
Mark Byers, the president of DSS, explains why VA should take a best of breed approach to its electronic health record modernization program.
Monday’s column got the attention of a lot of readers, especially those at the top step of the top grade — GS-15. Unfortunately, says Mike Causey, the explanation was mostly wrong.
More civilian and military feds are writing code, reversing a long outsourcing trend.
Given that 2020 is a critical election year, and the number of federal workers in many congressional districts, any federal pay raise is a big deal.
Jeff Neal breaks down why federal hiring practices are slow, confusing to nongovernment applicants, get tied up in regulations and often result in unqualified applicants getting the job.
Because of the 2017 tax law, many were surprised to learn that it no longer paid to itemize deductions that had been important in the past.