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.
While the government has been taking steps in the right direction to recruit new applicants, the application process still falls short in several areas. This is the story of one applicant’s experience with the federal job search.
The future is hard to predict and even harder to conrol. In 1980, representatives of the Postal Service saw the agency retaining control of e-mail just as it does paper mail.
The Postal Service is engaging in more private enterprise ventures to the dismay of competitors.
The stock market rebound in October is reflected in the results of the C fund–up 8.77%. The F fund turned down slightly in response to market pressure in the bond market.
Several readers have asked FedSmith.com about the risks of investing in bonds. Our advice: Investing in a bond fund is necessary to have a diversified investment portfolio.
The TSP’s C Fund had a positive return in October of more than 8%–the best return since the height of the bull market way back in 2000.