TSP C Fund Down for 7 of 9 Months But October is Looking Good

By on October 27, 2002 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments

With the C Fund down more than 20% in the past twelve months, fund investors are looking for a respite. They may get one in October if the stock trend continues for the last several days of October.

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Will Unions Represent Employees at the Transportation Security Administration?

By on October 21, 2002 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

Unions can be excluded from representing employees at TSA. Authority of the President to exclude employees from union representation is the crux of the dispute over the Homeland Security Dept. Will President exercise that authority at TSA?

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New TSP Record Keeping System to Be Delayed (Again)

By on October 14, 2002 in Retirement with 0 Comments

The Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board says that problems with the new system prevent it from implementing a new record keeping system

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TSP Common Stock Continues to Lose Ground: 10.87% for September

By on October 4, 2002 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments

C Fund Loses about 11% in September

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Update on Your C Fund Rate of Return

By on October 1, 2002 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments

The S&P Index results are now available for the past month and the past quarter. The C Fund is based on this index so readers can get a close idea of how their fund is doing now.

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OPM To Audit Health Care Costs

By on September 24, 2002 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments

Costs of the FEHB continue to go up each year. The impact on retirees is significant and legislation is pending that may provide some relief. The long-term challenge to OPM will be to control costs and to balance benefits.

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Kudos to the US Forest Service

By on September 22, 2002 in Agency News with 0 Comments

The Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area has reintroduced bison, elk and the prairie to this unique area.

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Agency Head Has Become A National Embarrassment

By on September 17, 2002 in Agency News with 0 Comments

Actions by the head of the US Commission on Civil Rights have made the agency ineffective and an embarrassment to the Administration

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TSP Investors Coping, Changing with Bear Market In Stocks

By on September 10, 2002 in Retirement with 0 Comments

TSP investors are changing how they invest their retirement funds in this bear market. Many are also changing their retirement plans.

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C Fund Shows Positive Return for August

By on September 5, 2002 in Retirement with 0 Comments

The C Fund is down about 18% for the past twelve months but turned positive for August 2002.

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