Utilizing the TSP After Retirement

September 16, 2014 3:51 PM Comments

What should you do with your TSP account after you retire? The author offers some advice and considerations for federal employees who have reached this milestone in their careers.

What We Know So Far About Phased Retirement

September 15, 2014 3:46 PM Comments

Phased Retirement may finally be a reality for eligible federal employees desiring to phase into retirement, however, some agencies have said they will not allow employees to submit applications until 2015. The author offers considerations and practical examples for federal employees who may be considering utilizing the new phased retirement option.

SSDI: A Program Subject to Abuse

September 14, 2014 3:10 PM Comments

A new report from the Office of Inspector General at the Social Security Administration shines the spotlight on the widespread abuse taking place within the Social Security Disability Insurance program and identifies the extent to which the Social Security Administration does or does not have the systems and tools in place to fight fraud and abuse.

The Secret to Retiring Early

September 16, 2014 1:51 PM Comments

Retiring at a relatively young age isn’t only about saving up enough money to quit your job. Many people are pushed or pulled into early retirement

NASA to Partner with Business on Spaceflights

September 16, 2014 5:10 PM Comments

Human spaceflight will soon to return to the United States.

HealthCare.gov Still Has Security Issues

September 16, 2014 8:28 PM Comments

Despite efforts to protect patient information on the HealthCare.gov website, a new government watchdog report scheduled to be released Thursday says security issues are still a concern.

How NASA Keeps Innovating

September 16, 2014 4:10 PM Comments

Rod Pyle, the author of Innovation the NASA Way, has led leadership trainings at NASA’s Johnson Space Center for its top executives and has also trained leaders from Fortune 100 companies.

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DOT Appeals to Americans to Lobby Congress for Passing Highway Bill

HUD was found to be in violation of the law that prohibits using appropriated funds to lobby Congress to pass pending legislation. DOT is engaged in a more extensive lobbying effort to pass the highway bill.

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