What are the Worst States for Retirement?

on May 16, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Planning to relocate to another state after retirement? These are some that might be worth avoiding. Kiplinger ranks the 20 worst states for retirees in 2018 on criteria such as taxes, health care, cost of living and the overall economy.

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EPA IG to Look at Pruitt’s Use of Multiple Email Accounts

By on May 16, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
EPA IG to Look at Pruitt’s Use of Multiple Email Accounts

The EPA IG said it would grant a request to look at Scott Pruitt’s use of multiple email accounts, but added that it might be a while before getting to it.

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FedSmith Users Overwhelmingly Support Term Limits for Congress

By on May 15, 2018 in Current Events with 0 Comments
FedSmith Users Overwhelmingly Support Term Limits for Congress

Based on our latest survey, our readers left no doubt where they stand on wanting term limits for Members of Congress.

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Investigation Reveals More Incidents of Pornography Viewing by Federal Employees

By on May 15, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

A recent investigation by a local DC news affiliate found that incidents of some federal employees viewing inappropriate content when at work has worsened.

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Legislation Reintroduced to Provide Free Lifetime ID Theft Protection for OPM Data Breaches

By on May 15, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Legislation Reintroduced to Provide Free Lifetime ID Theft Protection for OPM Data Breaches

Legislation that would provide free lifetime identity theft protection to victims of OPM’s data breaches has been reintroduced in the House.

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Lawmakers Want Hearing on Problems at DC VA Medical Center

By on May 14, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Lawmakers Want Hearing on Problems at DC VA Medical Center

Four Congressmen are calling for an investigation into a series of problems at the VA Medical Center in Washington, DC.

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Retire at Age 61?

By on May 14, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Retire at Age 61?

What impact can waiting an extra year to retire have on a FERS annuity? The difference might surprise you.

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The Cost of the Proposed Benefits Cuts

By on May 14, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
The Cost of the Proposed Benefits Cuts

The author says that recent proposals will end up reducing federal employees’ benefits by more than the value of the TSP’s F, S and I Funds combined.

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Words Matter in Disputes About Executive and Legislative Authority

By on May 13, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Words Matter in Disputes About Executive and Legislative Authority

The author says that planned closures of two FLRA offices have brought a disagreement to light that could have been avoided.

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NCUA Chief Runs Agency via Telework

on May 13, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Many agencies offer federal employees the option to telework, so why not agency heads? The chairman of the National Credit Union Administration is apparently pulling the task off successfully, albeit with some criticism.

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