The author recounts an interview she had with Bureau of Land Management employee Andy Senti to honor his life and career accomplishments. Senti recently passed away after completing a 60+ year career with the agency.
Both parties have recently proposed a “chained CPI” to calculate future changes to the COLA for calculating the cost of retirement increases. How much of an impact would this have on your future retirement?
Federal employees are often being asked to do more work without any more reward. A common lament is that the work keeps piling up as more employees leave, and it just isn’t worth it if retirement benefits are going to be re-structured, on top of it. The author offers some tips to see if retiring earlier is worth doing.
Winning the lottery just may be the key to a successful retirement, depending on how you define “lottery.”
When you learned to drive, you were taught to be on the lookout for others on the road including cars, bicyclists, small children and pets. What does driving have to do with your federal benefits? The same principles you learned as a new driver can help you navigate your federal career.