A furloughed federal employee going through their fifth shutdown over the last 30 years explains the deeper impact of the lapse in funding.
Last week’s $1.3 trillion “paper” loss gave a lot of people the jitters, but this is not an unusual amount of volatility.
Health insurance experts say that in four or five years there would be little or no difference in the family and self-plus one plans.
Given what has happened to retirement plans in the private sector, Uncle Sam looks mighty good compared to just about any company, large or small. But do you ever regret a career as a federal civil servant?
When many long-time feds hear that their office has visitors from the Government Accountability Office, their first instinct is to head for the hills. But long-time CMS worker Anthony Corridore says this can be a win-win situation.
Our Memorial Day column is, as it should be, a somber thank-you to people who serve, in or out of uniform, and especially to people working today.
The amount of money the White House is proposing to cut from federal workers’ take-home pay and the future inflation protection benefits for retirees closely mirrors the balance of the F, I and S funds in the Thrift Savings Plan as of Dec 31.
Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says we dodged a couple shutdown threats last year but now the clock is ticking again and its set to go off January 19.
If you were job-hunting, would you apply to a place where the CEOs regularly froze your pay and the board of directors had its eye on your pension plan? Sound familiar?
Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says the G fund becomes a political football each time Congress debates raising the debt ceiling, and that makes many investors nervous.