Legislation has been introduced in the House to allow Americans to use gun license permits as permissible identification for Transportation Security Administration (TSA) purposes.
Congress recently introduced a new type of account for young, disabled individuals; the Achieving a Better Life Experience account, or ABLE account for short. The author describes how these accounts work for saving money for an individual with special needs.
Many of our users have been wondering if the new Self Plus One option will save them money over the family option next year. FedSmith.com has put together an analysis of FEHB premiums to quickly compare the costs between the two options for the various plans in the FEHB to help you determine if you will save money with this new option.
The House of Representatives passed legislation this week that would limit bonuses paid to Veterans Affairs employees in the Senior Executive Service to $2 million in FY 2016.
In the fourth article in his series on federal retirement, FedSmith.com author Randy Silvey addresses a frequent question he has received from FedSmith.com users: “What are the attributes of a fed focused financial advisor, and where can I find one?”
An online petition was recently started that asks the White House to give federal employees an extra paid day off at Thanksgiving.
The Office of Special Counsel recently issued new Hatch Act guidelines for federal employees pertaining to social media. If you are unfamiliar with the Hatch Act, it would be worth your time to become acquainted with this law. This article provides a brief overview of the new guidelines and a brief summary of why the Hatch Act was passed.