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The Risks of Privatizing Social Security

Filed in News by on July 6, 2014

The author says that the notion of privatizing Social Security will not improve the financial prospects of the program.

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Do You Owe Back Taxes and Have a TSP Account? Be Forewarned

Filed in News by on July 3, 2014

318,462 federal employees owed back taxes to the federal government as of September 20, 2013. Under a proposed rule, money in the TSP accounts of these individuals could be used to pay a tax levy.

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Senators Want VA Employees Involved in Scandal to Repay Bonuses

Filed in News by on July 2, 2014

U.S. Senators Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) and Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.) have introduced legislation that would take back bonuses paid to employees at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) who were involved in the manipulation of electronic waitlists.

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Did the IRS Purposely Destroy Email on Targeting of Conservative Groups?

Filed in News by on July 2, 2014

Does the public think that the Internal Revenue Service purposely destroyed email regarding the targeting of conservative groups? What do you think? Express your opinion in this survey.

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How Many White House Employees Make Over $100k?

Filed in News by on July 1, 2014

The White House has released its annual disclosure of staff salaries with data for FY 2013.

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First Half of 2014: All TSP Funds Are Up

Filed in News by on July 1, 2014

All of the TSP funds are higher so far this year, led by the C fund with a gain of more than 7%.

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How to Communicate Clearly in a Disagreement

Filed in News by on June 30, 2014

There will inevitably be times when you disagree with your co-workers on various issues. The author offers some tips for handling disagreements at work gracefully.

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Supreme Court Upholds Right to Work Practice for Public Employees

Filed in News by on June 30, 2014

The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that public employee unions cannot automatically deduct money from the checks of bargaining unit employees who do not choose to become a union member.

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