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Trump or Biden: Who Will Receive Your Vote?

September 29, 2020 2:23 PM , Updated October 12, 2020 9:10 AM

Who are federal employees planning to support in the upcoming election? Share your feedback in our latest survey.

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More Services, Higher Budgets Projected at Federal TSP Program

September 16, 2020 8:17 AM
More Services, Higher Budgets Projected at Federal TSP Program

The TSP’s budget is expected to go up considerably in the coming fiscal year. Here is some of what is planned and how participants could be impacted.

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Race Training for Federal Employees is a “Sickness”

September 7, 2020 8:04 AM , Updated October 5, 2020 6:47 PM
Race Training for Federal Employees is a “Sickness”

This is an interesting time to be a federal employee. Do you work for a government in a free country for the betterment of all or for a government created to promote the interests of the elite?

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The Coronavirus Blues

August 28, 2020 2:22 PM , Updated October 8, 2020 1:25 PM
The Coronavirus Blues

How is your life likely to change in a “new normal” world? Are you adapting?

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Investing During a Pandemic

August 20, 2020 7:33 AM , Updated October 11, 2020 4:33 PM
Investing During a Pandemic

There are always reasons not to invest for retirement based on the latest bad news, but market ups and downs are a normal part of investing.

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Legislation Would Ban Federal Employees from Using WeChat

August 10, 2020 4:32 PM

Legislation has been introduced to ban federal employees from using a popular app owned by a Chinese company.

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Senators Continue Push for More Telework

August 3, 2020 4:17 PM
Senators Continue Push for More Telework

More lawmakers are continuing to make their case for keeping federal employees on telework to protect them from the COVID-19 coronavirus.

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Is Telework’s Recent Success Proof That Agencies Should Be Moved Out of Washington?

August 3, 2020 7:03 AM , Updated December 12, 2020 5:39 PM

One Senator says that the success of federal employees teleworking during the pandemic is proof that federal agencies don’t need to be in the DC area.

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FedSmith Readers Say They Are Afraid to Return to Work in Their Offices

July 31, 2020 12:47 PM , Updated August 12, 2020 8:56 AM
FedSmith Readers Say They Are Afraid to Return to Work in Their Offices

A majority of respondents to our latest survey say it’s too early for federal employees to stop telework and that they do not feel safe returning to the office.

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Lawmakers Want Free Face Masks for All

July 30, 2020 8:50 AM
Lawmakers Want Free Face Masks for All

Legislation has been introduced in Congress to mandate government manufacture and distribution of face masks to everyone in the country.

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