DOT Says No More ‘Emotional Support Animals’ Allowed on Airplanes

December 3, 2020 10:30 AM
DOT Says No More ‘Emotional Support Animals’ Allowed on Airplanes

The Transportation Department has issued a final rule which will prohibit bringing untrained “emotional support animals” onto public flights.

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White House Reverses Course, Supports Pay Freeze in 2021

December 2, 2020 5:54 PM
White House Reverses Course, Supports Pay Freeze in 2021

The White House has changed its position on a proposed pay raise for federal employees in 2021.

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Don’t Miss Your Full TSP Match with the New Spillover Provision

December 2, 2020 8:47 AM

The process for catch up contributions in the TSP is changing next year. The author explains why this is important for eligible federal employees.

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A TSP Fund Up 71% Since March?

December 1, 2020 10:35 AM
A TSP Fund Up 71% Since March?

Can a TSP Fund go up 71% within one year? This one has.

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The Big ‘Gotchas’ of Deferred Retirement

November 30, 2020 10:17 AM
The Big ‘Gotchas’ of Deferred Retirement

Deferred retirement is an option for some federal employees, but there are potential downsides.

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Breaking the Civil Service Begins at OMB

November 29, 2020 8:17 AM

At least one agency has begun moving its employees to Schedule F. The author explores what the potential ramifications of this are for federal employees.

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Can You Be A Good Negotiator?

November 27, 2020 10:18 AM
Can You Be A Good Negotiator?

Do you have what it takes to be a good negotiator? The author shares his basic rules for excelling at negotiating.

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What is the Best Date for Federal Employees to Retire?

November 25, 2020 8:52 AM
What is the Best Date for Federal Employees to Retire?

These are some important considerations that can help federal employees when choosing a date to retire from federal service.

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Agencies Begin Implementing Schedule F

November 24, 2020 1:54 PM

At least two agencies are identifying positions to move federal employees under Schedule F per a recent executive order. What could go wrong?

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Bill Would Let Federal Employees Fight Climate Change with Their TSP Accounts

November 24, 2020 9:51 AM

Legislation has been introduced that would give federal employees the option of avoiding the fossil fuel industry with their TSP investments.

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