President Obama has issued an executive order giving federal employees an extra paid holiday on Friday, December 26.
The self plus one option under the federal health insurance program will be available during the open season in 2015. It will likely benefit many in the program but some federal employees are likely to have higher premiums in 2016 as a result of the change.
In response to a recent CBO report that recommends various cuts to federal employee benefits, the author advises federal workers not to panic about these recommendations and explains why he thinks they are unlikely to materialize.
The author outlines three ways you can use knowledge and skills you already have to to earn extra income.