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  • How Safe Is It?

    If you are a TSP investor, is this the time to buy, sell or sit tight? How worried should you be, and what about your stake in Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey goes to the mailbag for some answers.

  • How Safe Is It?

    If you are a TSP investor, is this the time to buy, sell or sit tight? How worried should you be, and what about your stake in Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey goes to the mailbag for some answers.

  • A Very Special Investment Option

    If you are under the old Civil Service Retirement System have we got a deal for you! Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says there’s the equivalent of a government-backed certificate of deposit that is paying 3.875 percent.

  • FERS Flu Update

    If you’re a federal manager, or a federal employee under the Federal Employee Retirement System, you’ll want to listen up. Congressman Jim Moran (D-VA.) has introduced a bill to eliminate the “use it or lose…

  • Benefits bills pass in House

    Three different pieces of legislation affecting your pay and benefits have passed in the House of Representatives.

  • Eliminating the FERS flu

    One of our local lawmakers wants to change things for the better for federal workers. A huge piece of legislation has just passed the House of Representatives and will dramatically change the current Federal Employee…

  • Government Work Looking Better All the Time

    Your government job is looking better all the time, especially to outsiders and most especially for people who left Uncle Sam for what they thought would be more pay and excitement. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says a lot of them are having second thoughts.

  • Happy Days for TSP Investors

    Permit me to start today’s column with my granddaughter’s favorite joke. It goes like this: “Horse walks into a bar. The bartender says ‘why the long face?'” Get it? Long face! Horse. Get it? Now,…

  • Back Story on the Tobacco Bill

    Despite gavel-to-gavel coverage of Congress and the media microscope on government operations, much of what happens here in Washington is under the radar. Hearings, at which news is sometimes made, are held. It gives the…

  • Elusive Benefits

    Remember the Pony, Puppy, or Python that you wanted but never got for Christmas? Year after year you were disappointed even after you had given it a name and set aside a special place for…