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Does Social Security Impact the Federal Deficit?

Filed in News by on September 21, 2014

Over the past two weeks, the discussion about Social Security and its impact (or lack thereof) on the federal deficit degenerated into a full blown ‘does so’ – ‘does not’ school yard shouting match. The author analyzes the validity of the claims each side is making.

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Obama Signs Temporary Funding Bill

Filed in News by on September 19, 2014

President Obama signed the bill into law on Friday that was passed by Congress this week to keep the government funded through mid December and avert any potential shutdown.

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The Divide Between Washington and the American People

Filed in News by on September 18, 2014

A new study has found that unelected officials in Washington don’t have much in common with the rest of the country.

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Temporary Funding Measure Passes Congress – No Change on Pay Raise

Filed in News by on September 18, 2014

Congress has passed a measure to fund the government through December 11 and to prevent a government shutdown.

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5-Piece Toolkit to Build a Great Working Relationship

Filed in News by on September 17, 2014

Did you ever notice that some people can say anything? And not only do they get away with it, they actually get what they want most of the time! What’s the secret?

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‘The Most Beautiful Thing’

Filed in News by on September 17, 2014

Carlos Iniguez, a letter carrier in Sacramento District, earned recognition from Postmaster General Pat Donahoe for helping a woman who fell and broke her hip after she tripped over a rug in her home.

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Utilizing the TSP After Retirement

Filed in News by on September 16, 2014

What should you do with your TSP account after you retire? The author offers some advice and considerations for federal employees who have reached this milestone in their careers.

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What We Know So Far About Phased Retirement

Filed in News by on September 15, 2014

Phased Retirement may finally be a reality for eligible federal employees desiring to phase into retirement, however, some agencies have said they will not allow employees to submit applications until 2015. The author offers considerations and practical examples for federal employees who may be considering utilizing the new phased retirement option.

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