Some of the 800,000 feds that felt the impact of the record long government shutdown in their pockets may still be playing financial catch-up.
In today’s Federal Newscast, Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton (D-VA) introduces new legislation requiring federal regulators to encourage financial institutions to work with consumers and other business impacted by a shutdown.
Senate Finance Committee ranking member Ron Wyden (D-Ore) said the IRS, faced with more questions and a “more complicated” filing season this year, expects to receive an unprecedented 14.6 million requests for filing extensions before the filing season deadline.
In today’s Federal Newscast, a bipartisan, bicameral group of lawmakers introduced two new bills to ensure federal employees don’t lose insurance benefits during future government shutdowns.
In the wake of the partial government shutdown, financial planning has been on the minds of federal employees everywhere. Tune in to FEDtalk this Friday at 11 am EST for a discussion on financial planning pre- and post-retirement.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Office of Government Ethics laid out what kind of aid furloughed employees are allowed to receive during a government shutdown.
This is one of those federal holidays that a lot of people don’t get. It’s a combined celebration for two of our greatest president.
Host Bob Leins, CPA® welcomes Karen Schaeffer, CFP® for a discussion.
With government in turmoil thanks to a lapse in appropriations, one might think cybersecurity would be among the first things to break. It turns out that wasn’t the case.
Government has the job of being an honest broker of information, if agencies can stay open to issue it.