The two largest white-collar federal unions are challenging provisions in two of the three executive orders President Donald Trump issued in late May. And it could be serious.
Do you remember what your work-wise, midsummer nightmares were this time last year? Even if you were on vacation this time last year, chances are you were thankful that the very real shutdown threatened for April didn’t materialize.
Mike Amato, the former director of communications at OPM, remembers his colleague Jean Smith, who passed away last week at age 64.
Financial planner Arthur Stein says that “declines are part of the market cycle.” In fact, he counted a historical average of 5 percent declines about three times a year.
With three months left to go in the cost-of-living adjustment countdown clock, federal/military/Social Security retirees are looking at a January inflation-catch up of 2.7 percent.
The Air Force was lucky this time. But it better go and make sure its servers and routers are patched.
Former DHS CHCO Jeff Neals says the federal budget process is broken and agencies are not getting appropriations until too late in the fiscal year.
The White House believes federal unions across the country have been taking taxpayers for a ride using “official” time, which is meant to monitor health and safety issues in contracts, to conduct union business.
Are you worried about your retirement nest egg? If so, financial planner Arthur Stein has a couple of simple investment tips and he will share them when he joins host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn.
Are you a federal employee worried about your mix of TSP funds and retirement nest egg? If so, financial planner Arthur Stein has a couple of simple, ulcer-preventive tips.
Following the Obama-era example, maybe it’s time for another beer summit — this time between the Trump administration and federal union leaders?
Federal employee and financial coach Abraham Grungold’s Thrift Savings Plan strategy has always been slow and steady, to keep pouring in those contributions and not watch the stock market, which is like a rollercoaster.
Guest columnist Tom Trabucco reflects on his 46-year federal career and the cast of characters he met along the way, as well as how he views the current set of civil service reform proposals.
Troy Harper, the general manager of the public sector for OnSolve, offers advice for how agencies can be more proactive during times of emergency.