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OPM to Try Again on Background Check Breach Notices

OPM has said it still hasn’t been able to reach 10 percent of those whose personal information was stolen from its background investigations database. That breach involved some …More

Ann Arbor, MI USA- September 13, 2015: The Department of Veterans Affairs'€™ Ann Arbor Healthcare System, shown here on September 13, 2015 in Ann Arbor, MI, recently resumed surgeries after some equipment concerns.

Protections for VA Whistleblowers Advance, then Stall

The House has passed a funding bill enhancing protections for whistleblowers at the VA, bringing the first of many personnel reforms being sought for that department close to …More

Those Who Retaliate Would Face Consequences

Guard Against Hitting TSP Dollar Limit

What Happens When Limit is Hit

COLA Count Turns Positive

‘Hold Harmless’ Medicare Premium Issue Could Arise Again

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Federal Retirement & Financial Planning Report

Access to Savings Needs Careful Handling

Retirement savings plans such as the TSP offer a valuable benefit by allowing access to the money without a tax penalty at age 59 ½ and older but …More

Cashing in on Annual Leave
Savvy College Savings for Estate Planning
Value of Annuity Underscored
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Federal Manager's Daily Report

Many Managers See the SES Grass as Not Greener

Mid-level federal managers generally see the SES as prestigious but that doesn’t necessarily mean they aspire to join the senior executive ranks, according to a report from the …More

Hiring Reforms Proposed for VA
VA Gets Positive Marks on Quality Management Initiative
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TSP Investment Report

Money close in the jar shows that savings grow up.

Traditional vs. Roth TSP Accounts

Since 2012, we have been able to contribute to a Roth TSP as well as the longstanding Traditional TSP. This does not mean that we have two TSP …More

Armed Forces News

Whistleblower Protection Clears Senate

Military whistleblowers – including those who step forward in cases of sexual assault – would have greater protection, under a provision included in the Senate version of the …More

White Paper: Afghan Mission To Continue
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