A strike by D.C.-area bus and subway personnel could give opponents of teleworking a taste of what the government would face in the event of a major weather event, natural disaster or terrorist attack.
Are the threats to FERS and CSRS real? IF so, what is being done to protect them? Find out when NARFE’s Jessica Klement, Barb Sido, and Jennifer Bialek join host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn to explain why the two largest white-collar federal unions are challenging provisions in two of the three executive orders issued by President Donald Trump. July 18, 2018
The two largest white-collar federal unions are challenging provisions in two of the three executive orders President Donald Trump issued in late May. And it could be serious.
Do you remember what your work-wise, midsummer nightmares were this time last year? Even if you were on vacation this time last year, chances are you were thankful that the very real shutdown threatened for April didn’t materialize.
Financial planner Arthur Stein says that “declines are part of the market cycle.” In fact, he counted a historical average of 5 percent declines about three times a year.
With three months left to go in the cost-of-living adjustment countdown clock, federal/military/Social Security retirees are looking at a January inflation-catch up of 2.7 percent.
The White House believes federal unions across the country have been taking taxpayers for a ride using “official” time, which is meant to monitor health and safety issues in contracts, to conduct union business.
Are you worried about your retirement nest egg? If so, financial planner Arthur Stein has a couple of simple investment tips and he will share them when he joins host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn.
Are you a federal employee worried about your mix of TSP funds and retirement nest egg? If so, financial planner Arthur Stein has a couple of simple, ulcer-preventive tips.
Federal employee and financial coach Abraham Grungold’s Thrift Savings Plan strategy has always been slow and steady, to keep pouring in those contributions and not watch the stock market, which is like a rollercoaster.
Guest columnist Tom Trabucco reflects on his 46-year federal career and the cast of characters he met along the way, as well as how he views the current set of civil service reform proposals.
Guest columnists Steve Hellem and James Strock say the whole world is looking to Washington for leadership and does not like what it sees, prompting a potential need for civil servants to step up.
In Mike Causey’s absence, long-time reader and IRS retiree Tony Krolik writes about his retirement and tries to quell the fears of feds worried about moving on the face of threatened benefits cuts.
Wishing federal employees a Happy July Fourth holiday while Mike Causey is on vacation this week.