Veterans and health care have changed a lot since 1945 when the vast cohort started returning home from World War II. The VA's acting Undersecretary for Health, Dr. Richard Stone, joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin for a review.
One budget reconciliation proposal would create a brand new bank of paid leave, worth about $570 million, for federal employees to recover from COVID-19 and care for sick family members, or children who are learning virtually from home.
Most of the 75,420 (as of Dec. 30, 2020) feds with $1 million-plus Thrift Savings Plan accounts have three things in common. And you can join them.
The golden years can be the best time of your life, but only if you are sure you have all your bases covered.
The pandemic has made a hash out of many people's lives, bringing anxiety, health care, child care, even relationship stress. And that's especially true for military members.
So what are you doing for the next 10-20-30 years? Equally important, if you are a fed, is what will your Thrift Savings Plan be doing during that time?
JC Cardinale, Legislative Affairs manager at the National Guard Association of the United States, joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin for details.
The Army is focusing on data accuracy as it prepares to move the rest of its uniformed workforce into its centralized HR IT system, known as IPPS-A.
Three House committee chairmen have introduced the Comprehensive Paid Leave for Federal Employees Act, which would allow government workers to take up to 12 weeks of paid time off to care for a sick family member or themselves.
Regardless of how COVID plays out, now is the time to start thinking about long-term planning. We are here to help.
Many are looking to hit big with the lottery quickly. But for those who have Thrift Savings Plan accounts, some patience and good planning can pay off big.
In today's Federal Newscast, the RAND Corporation finds that the private sector pays more … but federal agencies offer other benefits to its scientists.
A bicameral pair of Democrats have reintroduced legislation to provide civilian employees with a federal pay raise in 2022.
Inauguration Day is the perfect time to ask yourself where you will be 4 years from now. Looking for advice? Usually a good idea, provided you ask the right person.