What role does the Department of Labor play in overseeing the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board? The GAO looks at this issue in this new report.
Investors in the several stock funds of the TSP will feel a rush of joy when they see the returns for May.
The Homestead National Monument highlights how the Homestead Act helped settle the American West.
Are you feeling more or less secure as a result of recent military actions by the United States? Here are results from the latest Fedsmith.com poll.
The bear market in stocks has made some investors skittish about how to invest their money. Most are sticking with stocks to some degree but the lack of direction in the market indices is reflected in the overall comments and lack of consensus among our readers.
In testimony before a Senate subcommittee, GAO’s David Walker discussed the proposed reforms to the civil service structure in DoD and the implications of these reforms elsewhere in government.
The political environment has changed dramatically for federal employees as unions speak out on their behalf. Most aren’t aware of the changes but they will be impacted by these changes.
Animal rights, accommodating disabled passengers, and travel regulations can all meld together into a strange mixture. Here is an example of some unusual regs.
The attrition rate at VBA for certain employees is about 17 percent. GAO recommends collecting data and analyzing why this is occurring.
The average American is getting heavier. The FAA won’t let planes fly if there is too much weight on board. The result will probably be fewer of us can get on a plane at one time.