Calls for a new military draft are designed to score political points using race and class arguments rather than creating an effective fighting force
Stocks down, bonds up for December. F fund has best return for TSP investors
Large numbers of feds are eligible to retire. DHS is no exception
A diversified portfolio of small and larger company stock (as well as bonds) will provide investors with a diversified portfolio that may provide more potential for financial security than investing in just one fund.
Use of free software may not be less expensive that using Windows. Some federal agencies are still going with the “free” version though
November was generally good for TSP fund investors with the S fund leading all others.
Political appointees and career civil service will be competing for money from the same bonus pool
Florida Congressman proposes to cut Congressional pay in response to 3.1% federal employee pay raise
The TSP’s C fund has been good to investors for two months in a row with a postive return of about 5.7% in November.
Our readers provided us with insightful feedback in response to a recent article on getting a government job. It seems many federal employees agree that the federal hiring system is in need of reform.