Are you a Federal/Postal Service employee struggling to balance your work and personal life? Do you find it difficult to advance your career within the complex hierarchy of the government organization? Are you facing workplace issues such as discrimination, harassment, or a lack of work flexibility? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you’re not alone. Many Federal/Postal Service employees experience similar work life issues that can impact their well-being and satisfaction with their jobs. However, by […]
As retirement trends continue to evolve, it’s important for Federal and Postal service employees to stay up-to-date with the latest developments. Whether you’re preparing to retire soon or are just beginning to plan for your future, understanding the current landscape can help to make informed decisions about your retirement.
In this blog, we’ll explore some of the retirement trends affecting Federal and Postal Service employees, drawing insights from sources like Federal News Network and Postal Times. From changes to retirement […]
Retirement planning can be a daunting task, but it’s essential for everyone, especially for federal and postal employees. Federal and postal employees have access to unique retirement benefits, including pensions and Thrift Savings Plans (TSPs), which can play a significant role in their retirement planning. In this blog post, we’ll discuss the importance of retirement planning for federal and postal employees and the role that employee benefits play in this process.
The Importance of Retirement Planning for Federal and Postal […]
Have you ever considered that your preferences for receiving love can tell us a lot about how you view your finances? According to Life Happens’ recent survey “For Love and Money,” each of the five love languages has a corresponding financial style.
What one of the five love languages best describes you? Choose the best answer from the list below. (Don’t overthink it, just go with your gut!)
Do you prefer to receive love through:
Acts of service
Quality time spent together
There are some very simple and doable things you can start doing right away to alter how you wake up every morning.
Researchers have found that by focusing on three crucial factors—sleep, exercise, and breakfast—you can wake up every morning without feeling sluggish.
Do you experience morning grogginess before drinking your coffee? Do you struggle with sleepiness at work?
You are not by yourself. Despite the fact that many people struggle with morning alertness, the new study shows that waking up feeling […]
The C and F Funds of the Thrift Savings Plan, which began accepting contributions in January 1988, will turn 35 in January. The funds, which were based on indexes of the S&P 500 (roughly 500 of the largest companies listed in the United States) and U.S. investment-grade bonds, followed closely after the initial launch of the U.S. government bond-based G Fund in April 1987.
Over the years, the three original funds have grown at varying rates, with the C and […]
According to a report released by the Government Accountability Office on Monday, OPM lacks a comprehensive system for keeping track of participants’ eligibility in the Federal Employee Health Benefits Program.
Despite the Office of Personnel Management’s recent implementation of a new system to lower the risk of fraud within the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program, a government watchdog agency reported on Monday that additional steps are required to monitor participants’ eligibility.
According to the Government Accountability Office, from the FEHBP’s inception […]
Thousands of workers will no longer be qualified for expedited removal.
A recent board decision, the latest in a string of decisions that have limited the use of the reforms over the last few years, has reduced the Veterans Affairs Department’s ability to swiftly fire employees in accordance with a 2017 law by tens of thousands of workers.
According to a decision made last week by the Merit Systems Protection Board, employees who are hired into “hybrid” Title 38 roles are […]
Numerous positions in the department that are related to technology are being filled as a result of ongoing efforts to hire highly skilled workers who have been laid off across the tech sector.
The Veterans Affairs Department is using the start of 2023 to further develop its talent acquisition initiative in an effort to fill a number of openings within its Office of Information and Technology. The plan, which was implemented late last year, called for recruiting highly skilled workers […]
Numerous federal agencies, notably those responsible for security and law enforcement, rely on working dogs to assist them in carrying out their duties. A recent analysis from the Government Accountability Office reveals that agencies are not meeting their obligations to maintain the health and effectiveness of these dogs.
There are situations when these dogs are not provided medicines when they’re sick, and sometimes they are also found to be dangerously sick. On humanitarian grounds, working dogs should receive all the […]