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Federal employees across the government work to ensure that the financial system has appropriate safeguards and protections that give Americans peace of mind. Here are the top five ways federal employees look out for your financial security.
Stocks were up for the week but were off their highs as they peaked intraday Wednesday after a couples days of relentless buying. Stocks sold off Thursday which continued into Friday but the dip buyers were back in play by mid-day to keep stocks in positive territory for the week. The F-fund lagged as it... Read more »
There’s no question that the cards are stacked against cash-strapped municipalities, but it certainly isn’t impossible for them to get back on track.
One of the toughest financial decisions a retired individual or an individual who is about to retire faces is to whether he or she should keep his or her retirement savings in the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) or should he or she transfer it to the IRA.
“Follow the money,” the now iconic line from the Watergate scandal, urged reporters Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward to follow the money trail to root out government corruption. But, just as Bernstein and Woodward discovered, following the government money trail can be incredibly difficult. The reason? Funds from different programs often overlap or are reported... Read more »
We saw some interesting action this four day week producing a potential bottom to these January woes. Nothing is certain but the bulls do have a little momentum on their side as we run into earnings season. Although the day ended in negative territory, Wednesday's reversal gave buyers some confidence. The bulls followed up with... Read more »
Millennials have been called the cheapest generation. But with the recent economic recession, tremendous student debt, and an increase in urban migration, the truth of the matter is we’re a broke generation. It’s great that millennials are ready to roll up our sleeves and make a difference through public service. But it can be especially... Read more »
We’ve all thrown money away on outlandish purchases. As a freshman in college, I was a student worker earning minimum wage. Naturally, I thought spending a cool $500 on skateboarding sneakers was reasonable. I did not skate, mind you, but that’s beside the point. My supervisor at the time, perhaps sensing a perilous financial future,... Read more »
If you’re a new fed, or even an established fed, you’ve probably heard a ton about your options to begin saving for your retirement. And it’s all generally confusing. Not to mention, there are a lot of financial decisions you’ll be making in addition to how, when, or how much to save for retirement. How... Read more »