Soldiers can borrow up to $500 a month after a move to help with daycare costs.
For most of the Postal Service’s 600,000-employee workforce, work continues as usual, but in a heightened state of vigilance.
When Congress decreed that certain Vietnam War Navy veterans could get help for exposure to Agent Orange, the Department of Veterans Affairs had a challenge.
Whoever said timing is everything sure knew what she was talking about. Take teleworking, please!
While there are still probably lots of self-made civil servant millionaires, the ranks of those who invested or saved their way into the 7-figure 401k club have definitely been thinned by the stock market’s reaction to the coronavirus problem.
Lower priority families will have to give up their child care spots if active duty families can’t find accommodations in 45 days.
The Army is working with the Defense Department on the possibility of slowing down the transfer of military treatment facilities to the Defense Health Agency, and the consolidation of those hospitals — especially in rural areas with large military bases.
While the short-term impact is obvious, the long-range impact of the coronavirus scare on the world economy, the stock market, and your Thrift Savings Plan nestegg is yet too be determined.
The White House’s proposal would eliminate a long-time benefit which provides “gap” payments to employees, like federal firefighters, forced to retire as early as age 57.
Housing, relocation and mental health are all issues the Pentagon is trying to get its arms around. It’s also areas where service members are struggling.
Working for the federal government has its rewards and challenges. The same when you retire — a lot of options which also means a lot of choices.
One of the great fears of people planning for retirement is running out of, or low on money while they are still breathing.
While there are some really dangerous federal jobs, including law enforcement officers, firefighters and prison personnel, even the 9-to-5 office positions are pretty scary now.
It’s been a tough few weeks for federal employees, at least for those who worry about their jobs, their pay and their retirements.