Legislation Would Make It Easier to Fire VA Employees

April 23, 2015 4:25 PM Comments

Congressman Jeff Miller (F-FL) is introducing legislation that would give the Department of Veterans Affairs secretary sweeping new authority to fire corrupt or incompetent employees for cause.

Lawmakers Want the Government to Stop Paying Dead People

April 23, 2015 6:20 PM Comments

Lawmakers in both the House and Senate have introduced legislation that would simplify the process for identifying people who have died and cutting off the flow of federal benefits to them.

Why Your Prime Earning Years Could Begin At 50

April 24, 2015 2:12 PM Comments

Have you ever considered a career change later in life? Here’s why it could prove valuable to your earning potential.

This Government Agency Is Banning Employees Bringing Cellphones To Work

April 25, 2015 9:59 AM Comments

The Passport Agency has instituted a ban on bringing cellphones to work.

The Danger of Overstuffing Your IRA

April 24, 2015 7:56 AM Comments

If you have an IRA and are too successful or aggressive with your investing, you may hear from the IRS.

Congress Steps Toward Blended Military Retirement

April 24, 2015 11:01 AM Comments

Congress on Thursday took a first, perhaps historic step toward phasing out the 20-year-or-bust retirement system the U.S. military has used to shape and retain its career forces since the end of World War II.

Survey on Pay, Benefits Coming Soon

April 25, 2015 10:13 AM Comments

Federal employees will soon see the Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey dropping it their inboxes. The annual survey is meant to measure the job satisfaction of federal employees.

Investigation Reveals Federal Employees Abusing Gas Cards

April 24, 2015 9:50 AM Comments

An investigation by a Tampa news station has revealed that some federal employees have been abusing their government fuel cards. Some are charging taxpayers for gas in their personal cars, while others sell it through organized crime rings.

Frat Members Spit on Wounded Veterans

April 25, 2015 10:25 AM Comments

Investigations have been launched at two universities over accusations that fraternity members taunted wounded war heroes, urinated on an American flag, and spit on a wounded veteran and his service dog in Panama City Beach, Florida.

Armed Oregon Protesters Gather at BLM Office Over Mine Dispute, Report Says

April 24, 2015 7:49 AM Comments

More than 100 demonstrators, some of them armed, reportedly surrounded the Bureau of Land Management’s Medford, Oregon district office Thursday to protest the agency’s regulations against a rural gold mine.

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How Will Social Security Impact My Federal Retirement?

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