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.
The U.S. Postal Service is preparing to pull out of an international shipping rate agreement.
Bills, budgets and proposals to whack federal retirement benefits used to be the stuff of nightmares for both workers and retirees under FERS and CSRS.
Jim Hansen, the vice president of products, security and application management for SolarWinds, detailed why agencies need to do more to protect their employees from cyber attacks.
The first TSP millionaires were all alike and today, they still have a lot in common. The vast majority have been investing the maximum for 29-plus years.
Earlier this year, the chances of both (or either) a federal pay raise and a separate cost of living adjustment for retirees were hovering somewhere between slim and slimmer. The president called for a zero…