Election Season and Social Security Don’t Mix

September 30, 2014 3:57 PM Comments

The author says that as election season gears up, politicians are ignoring the real problems with Social Security and instead making empty promises that cannot be kept in order to get elected.

Guide to Federal Overseas Jobs

September 29, 2014 5:49 PM Comments

If you have a penchant for travel and a sense of adventure, but you still need to earn a living, working for the federal government overseas might be the perfect fit.

Why Some Federal Employees Might Not Get Paid Thursday

September 30, 2014 1:54 PM Comments

Federal workers due to get paid on Thursday could see delays in the money being credited to their accounts.

What I Gave Up to Save $1 Million

September 30, 2014 12:14 PM Comments

Retirement is expensive, and most working Americans have no plan for retirement, let alone any savings to amount to to be used in their Golden years. This article profiles some individuals who made sacrifices along the way in order to have the kind of retirement they wanted. One of the individuals is a federal employee who works as a budget analyst who has accumulated over $1 million in his TSP account.

Omar J. Gonzalez Indicted On White House Intruding Charges

September 30, 2014 6:51 PM Comments

Accused White House fence-jumper Omar J. Gonzalez was indicted Tuesday on federal and local charges for allegedly intruding into the presidential mansion armed with a folding knife.

Reckless Federal Shopping Spree Could Squander $50 Billion

September 30, 2014 1:20 PM Comments

Today marks the end of the federal government’s fiscal year. It’s also the biggest one-day shopping spree of the year– the day when federal agencies rush to spend the last of their money before October 1, before anything left over is returned to the Treasury.

Secret Service Director: It Will Never Happen Again

September 30, 2014 1:56 PM Comments

Secret Service Director Julia Pierson said she “takes full responsibility” for a recent incident in which a White House intruder reached the ceremonial heart of the White House before being detained.

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