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Latest Cruise Deals for Federal Employees and Retirees

By on May 13, 2019 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Latest Cruise Deals for Federal Employees and Retirees

There are a number of cruise deals at worldwide destinations available to federal employees who may be making travel plans this year.

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This Is Public Service Recognition Week. Do You Feel Recognized?

By on May 8, 2019 in Current Events with 0 Comments
This Is Public Service Recognition Week. Do You Feel Recognized?

The author says criticism of government policy should be directed towards politicians rather than federal employees.

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2019 Sammies Finalists Announced

By on May 5, 2019 in Current Events with 0 Comments
2019 Sammies Finalists Announced

The finalists for the 2019 Samuel J. Heyman Service to America medals (Sammies) have been announced to kick off Public Service Recognition Week.

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Lawmakers Calling for Action After Veteran Suicides at VA Facilities

on April 29, 2019 in Current Events with 0 Comments

A bipartisan group of lawmakers is calling for more to be done to prevent veteran suicides after three former service members took their lives at Veterans Affairs facilities within five days earlier this month.

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Study: Federal Government is Best at Protecting Consumer Data

on April 17, 2019 in Current Events with 0 Comments
The federal government is best at protecting consumer data and the health care sector is the worst, according to a new study by the not-for-profit Internet Society’s Online Trust Alliance.

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Protecting Your Personal Info in Today’s Digital World

By on April 14, 2019 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Protecting Your Personal Info in Today’s Digital World

Our personal data is always at risk in today’s world. These are some tips that can help you stay protected.

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China Using OPM Records for Spying

on April 11, 2019 in Current Events with 0 Comments
A member of Congress said that China is mining intelligence data contained in the 23 million records of current and former federal employees stolen in the two data breaches at the Office of Personnel Management.

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Are ID Monitoring Services Worth the Money?

By on April 4, 2019 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Are ID Monitoring Services Worth the Money?

A new report from GAO calls into question the effectiveness of identity theft protection services.

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Would Replacing the Dollar Bill with a Coin Save the Government Money?

By on March 30, 2019 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Would Replacing the Dollar Bill with a Coin Save the Government Money?

Past legislative attempts to eliminate the dollar bill in favor of coins say it will save the government money. Is this really true?

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How Feds Can Get the Best Deal on Their Next Vacation

By on March 27, 2019 in Current Events with 0 Comments
How Feds Can Get the Best Deal on Their Next Vacation

When you plan your next vacation, there are ways you can find the ideal trip or get a bargain, but remember also that sometimes you get what you pay for.

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