Averages: If you encase one bare foot in dry ice and the other in boiling oil, on average you’re doing fine.
Federal employees with a high school diploma or less earn 53 percent more in total compensation than their counterparts in the private sector, while federal workers with a bachelor’s degree earn 21 percent more, according to a new report from the Congressional Budget Office. In contrast, federal employees with a professional degree or doctorate earn 18 percent less than their counterparts in the private sector.
People are asking Jeff Neal, former chief human capital officer at the Homeland Security Department, if they should take a buyout. His answer: It depends.
The Office of Personnel Management updates its guide for calculating severance pay. Its release comes on the heels of agency efforts to examine how they can reduce the size of the workforces.
The White House says it won’t happen, but the Office of Management and Budget is asking that agencies prepare to prepare for a government shutdown. Here are four things to remember about your pay, benefits, work status and others if Congress can’t agree on a plan to keep the government running past Friday.
Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says now that EPA is handing out buyouts, it’s likely other agencies will follow suit.
Trick question: Who’s going to get the biggest pay raise next year: active-duty federal workers or federal retirees and folks who get Social Security?
Host Bob Leins and co-host John Elliott welcome John Jilek, Certified Financial Planner, to the studio. It’s Financial Literacy Month and what better time to get rid of some of the financial dust and cobwebs!
April 17, 2017
The Army cast off nearly 700 soldiers in the second half of 2016.
Seventeen senators introduced a bill to ensure federal employees get paid, even if Congress can’t agree how to fund the government past April 28.
Host Bob Leins welcomes Karen Schaeffer, Certified Financial Planner, to the studio. Do you want to know how you can up your financial literacy game? Get tips on how to be your own best financial planner!
April 10, 2017
The IRS is reviewing its managerial pay system after the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration identified over 1,500 instances where managerial pay raises were applied incorrectly.
Senior Correspondent Mike Causey asks whether a 1.9 percent pay raise in 2018 is too much, too little or just right.
The Air Force alone is dealing with a shortage of more than 600 pilots. The service is having trouble competing with airlines that can pay pilots more.
Working for the federal government used to be a good gig, but now, there are some definite downsides or at least uncertainties.