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Federal Employees Lack Confidence in OPM

Filed in News by on June 24, 2015 Comments

The Office of Personnel Management has begun contacting the millions of current and former federal employees impacted by the recent data breaches. How have FedSmith.com users been impacted and what has their experience been like in signing up for the free credit monitoring being offered by OPM?

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Who Should Be on the New $10 Bill?

Filed in News by on June 21, 2015 Comments

The Treasury Department announced recently that the $10 bill will be the first US currency in more than a century to feature the portrait of a woman. Who do you think is the best candidate for the new $10 bill?

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Do You Believe the TSA is Fulfilling Its Mission?

Filed in News by on June 15, 2015 Comments

The Transportation Security Administration has had some problems recently, with news reports of security checkpoint failures and the agency head getting reassigned. What is your opinion of the TSA and its effectiveness?

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AFGE: Hackers Have Personnel Data on Every Federal Employee

Filed in News by on June 11, 2015 Comments

The American Federation of Government Employees has said that Chinese hackers have obtained personnel data on every federal employee.

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Senators Want More Funding for OPM

Filed in News by on June 10, 2015 Comments

Two Senators are calling on the government to fully fund the president’s FY 2016 request for the Office of Personnel Management’s IT and cybersecurity budget in the wake of the cyber breach reported at the agency last week.

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Are Retired Federal Employees Impacted by the OPM Data Breach?

Filed in News by on June 9, 2015 Comments

There has been confusion as to whether or not federal retirees are potentially at risk in the wake of the data breach at OPM. New information may help to clarify this important question.

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OPM Data Breach: What You Need to Know

Filed in News by on June 5, 2015 Comments

More information is continuing to be released about the massive computer breach that hit the Office of Personnel Management’s computer network and left so many federal workers’ personal data potentially vulnerable. Here are the key facts you need to know about this ongoing situation.

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Fed Survey Shows Americans Are Optimistic About Their Finances Despite Generally Lacking Savings

Filed in News by on May 27, 2015 Comments

The Federal Reserve has released a new study gauging Americans’ overall financial health. The results show that while Americans have become more optimistic about their financial situations, many remain unprepared for retirement or an emergency situation.

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