Pay for performance plan proposed for federal employees. It isn’t likely to survive when it comes up against the Washington establishment that resists controversial change.
The Transportation Security Administration awards two new contracts to run the HR function for the agency–one to a California state agency and one to a New York firm.
the President’s management agenda calls for making government services more available and saving money by using an “e-government” strategy.
Calls for a new military draft are designed to score political points using race and class arguments rather than creating an effective fighting force
Stocks down, bonds up for December. F fund has best return for TSP investors
Large numbers of feds are eligible to retire. DHS is no exception
A diversified portfolio of small and larger company stock (as well as bonds) will provide investors with a diversified portfolio that may provide more potential for financial security than investing in just one fund.
Use of free software may not be less expensive that using Windows. Some federal agencies are still going with the “free” version though
November was generally good for TSP fund investors with the S fund leading all others.
Political appointees and career civil service will be competing for money from the same bonus pool