President’s Management Agenda Reiterates Pay Freeze, Benefits Cuts

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President’s Management Agenda Reiterates Pay Freeze, Benefits Cuts

The President’s Management Agenda reiterated proposals to cut federal employees’ benefits and freeze pay as part of a broader plan.

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House Democrats Want Hearing on Cabinet Members’ Flight Costs

By on April 3, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
House Democrats Want Hearing on Cabinet Members’ Flight Costs

Two Congressmen want a formal hearing into excessive travel spending by Trump administration cabinet officials.

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Is Andrew McCabe’s Net Worth Really $11 Million?

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Is Andrew McCabe’s Net Worth Really $11 Million?

Does the fired FBI official Andrew McCabe have a net worth of about $11 million? Apparently not. Here is the latest information.

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When is it Too Late for a Career Change? Maybe Never

By on April 2, 2018 in Leadership with 0 Comments
When is it Too Late for a Career Change? Maybe Never

If you are midway through your federal career, is it too late for you to make a change? The author says not only is it not too late, it could be good for you.

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Lawmakers Want a Fresh Look at Time and Attendance Abuse

By on April 2, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Lawmakers Want a Fresh Look at Time and Attendance Abuse

A group of lawmakers have asked GAO to take a fresh look at time and attendance problems in agencies by updating a report it previously released in 2003.

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Volatility Returns as TSP Stock Funds Drop in March

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Volatility Returns as TSP Stock Funds Drop in March

As the stock market became increasingly volatile, TSP funds slipped and plan participants pulled a lot more money out of the stock funds.

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Have You Checked Your Social Security Statement for Errors?

By on April 1, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Have You Checked Your Social Security Statement for Errors?

What should you do if you find errors in your Social Security statement? The author lists some suggestions and also highlights the need to periodically check your statements.

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Census Bureau Releases List of Planned Questions for 2020 Census

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Census Bureau Releases List of Planned Questions for 2020 Census

The Census Bureau has released the list of proposed questions for the upcoming 2020 Census.

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Should Congressmen Have Offices Inside of the VA?

By on March 29, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Should Congressmen Have Offices Inside of the VA?

One Congressman wants to make the process of opening Congressional offices inside of VA facilities an easier process after having successfully done it himself.

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Bill Would Let Some Federal Employees Buy Earlier Retirement

By on March 29, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Bill Would Let Some Federal Employees Buy Earlier Retirement

New legislation would allow federal employees who worked in temporary status to pay the difference up front in order to retire earlier.

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