What is Worse Than No COLA? A Small COLA

May 3, 2016 1:23 PM Comments
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What are the prospects for a cost of living adjustment (COLA) in 2017 and what are the implications for federal retirees? The author looks at the current situation.

Retiring After 65 May Help People Live Longer

May 3, 2016 12:49 PM Comments

Retiring after age 65 may help people live longer, says a study published online in the Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health.

All TSP Funds Post Positive Returns in April

May 2, 2016 12:51 PM Comments

All TSP funds had positive returns in April. Several funds are still have negative returns for the past twelve months.

50 Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders of the Obama Administration

May 3, 2016 3:42 PM Comments

2016 marks the final year of an administration that has been touted as the most diverse in American history. In honor of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, NBC Asian America spoke with fifty of the many Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in President Barack Obama’s administration, who served in capacities from the Department of Homeland Security to the National Endowment of the Arts.

Beware: Federal Employment Protections Have Limits

May 3, 2016 7:01 AM Comments

Many federal laws protect civil service employees from losing their jobs, but the protections only go so far. The author lists several key points for federal employees to remember to keep their jobs on the right track.

Hurlburt Field Employee Pleads Guilty To Child Porn Crimes

May 3, 2016 3:40 PM Comments

A federal employee at Hurlburt Field recently pled guilty to possessing child pornography on his work computer.

Feds Have Found ‘Unbelievable’ Amounts of Child Porn on National Security Computers. Is This The Solution?

May 3, 2016 6:43 AM Comments

One federal official recently said, “the amount of child porn I see [on government devices] is just unbelievable.” Officials put forth ideas on how they think individuals should be monitored to prevent this from happening.

Fewer Americans Are Enjoying Retirement

May 1, 2016 4:37 PM Comments
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A recent study shows that, over the last several years, Americans are generally reporting less overall satisfaction with retirement.

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