Ralph Smith has several decades of experience working with federal human resources issues. He has written extensively on a full range of human resources topics in books and newsletter and a co-founder of two companies and several newsletters concerning federal human resources.
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According to one organization, federal employee pay and benefits are creating “[A]n elite Island of secure and highly-paid workers separated from the ocean of average Americans competing in the global economy.” Here are the author’s reasons for this conclusion and what it might mean for federal workers.
Some TSP investors would like to have more investment options. Others like the TSP the way it is now constructed. Changes are already under serious consideration.
Should a federal employee who is retiring withdraw money from the Thrift Savings Plan? An individual may have good reasons for doing so but before taking action, understanding the cost of alternative investments is necessary in order to make an informed decision.
How will federal employees under the FEHB avoid paying an additional penalty to the IRS? Here is a quick summary.