The timing of the third shutdown of 2018 and the implementation of 2017 tax reform created major paycheck and cash flow problems for tens of thousands around the nation.
Is life as a civil servant, a steady rewarding job with the opportunity to help others, what you had hoped an expected? If you could, would you do it again or would you choose another, less stressful career?
Guest commentator Jeff Neal explains why his long-time optimism about working for the federal government may be fading if another shutdown happens this month or in October.
The most important thing is usable information that's easy to find. Some agencies fall short.
Federal agencies are reportedly suffering glitches to get back pay to essential and furloughed employees from the recent partial government shutdown.
The typical federal worker has been through at least four shutdowns. Another may happen as soon as this month, so we asked a long-time U.S. Postal Service worker in Florida and financial coach, to dig into his memory bank.
In today's Federal Newscast, the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board issues a new interim rule allowing participants in the Thrift Savings Plan to take a loan while in non-pay status.
Imagine asking for a $100 grant or gift from a charity because you desperately need it to fill the tank with gas so you could get to a job where you were not getting paid?
Before the reopening of the government Federal Drive with Tom Temin spoke with Heidi Burakiewicz, partner at Kalijarvi, Chuzi, Newman & Fitch, who represents many Bureau of Prison employees.
In today's Federal Newscast, a new report from the Defense Department shows there was a slight increase in the amount of sexual assaults reported at military academies.
Ellen Dunagan, founder and president of Traverse Career Solutions, offers three suggestions for how furloughed federal employees can rethink their professional goals.
Our survey reveals a sense of resentment of the furloughed by those forced to work.
As more formerly furloughed feds filter back to work, no doubt they're finding all sorts of piled up tasks both pressing and trivial.
As Coast Guard members finally collect their back pay from the five-week shutdown the question is, how are they doing financially and emotionally?