Will Retirement Pay You A ‘Happiness Bonus’?

December 18, 2014 1:21 PM Comments

The benefits of retiring can outweigh health and money worries.

Pity The Poor IRS And Its Union!

December 18, 2014 8:23 AM Comments

The author, a former Congressman, is critical of a recent news report about budget cuts at the IRS.

‘Worst Congress Ever,’ By The Numbers

December 18, 2014 8:15 AM Comments

The article provides some numbers about what it describes as the “worst Congress ever.”

OPM Issues Direct Final Rule on Medically Underserved Areas for FEHB

December 18, 2014 8:01 AM Comments

The U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is issuing a direct final rule to discontinue the annual determination of the Medically Underserved Areas (MUAs) for the Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Program.

Charleston TSA Worker’s Firing Blocked Over Whistle-Blower Incident

December 18, 2014 8:00 AM Comments

A federal agency has blocked the firing of a Transportation Security Administration dog handler at Charleston International Airport over a whistle-blower incident.

Fed to Be ‘Patient’ with Raising Rates; Stocks Soar

December 17, 2014 5:40 PM Comments

Stocks soared on news that the Federal Reserve is not in any rush to raise interest rates.

Treasury Finalizes Rules for New MyRA Savings Account

December 17, 2014 4:38 PM Comments

A new retirement savings vehicle, the myRA (my retirement account), is now one step closer to being available after the Department of the Treasury’s final regulations became effective December 15, 2014.

Navy Has Developed Underwater Shark Drone

December 17, 2014 4:05 PM Comments

The U.S. Navy has created a drone that looks like a shark.

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