Ian Smith is one of the co-founders of FedSmith.com. He enjoys writing about current topics that affect the federal workforce. Ian also has a background in web development and does the technical work for the FedSmith.com web site and its sibling sites.
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The Treasury Department announced last week that some changes are coming to the individuals featured on the $20 and $5 bills. Do you agree with the decision to change the currency? Share your feedback in this short survey.
One Congressman wants to put an end to what he calls the “frivolous use” of paid administrative leave for federal employees accused of misconduct.
The 2016 presidential election season continues to pick up steam as the field of candidates has narrowed considerably after the first few rounds of state primaries. Which candidate would you prefer to see as the nominee for president in 2016?
After a massive influx of new retirement applications in January and February, OPM finally got a break in March and was able to make some headway on reducing the retirement claims backlog.
The Internal Revenue Service said in a statement Monday that taxpayers who turned 70½ during 2015 must start receiving required minimum distributions (RMDs) in most cases from Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs) and workplace retirement plans by Friday, April 1, 2016.