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By FEND Staff

Who’s the smartest investor?

By Mike Causey

Many federal workers, people with good jobs and good salaries are self-made millionaires. They did it by investing an average of 29 years in the C and S funds of their Thrift Savings Plan.

Sexual harassment: Expert weighs Federal #MeToo report and prospects for change

By Nathan Abse

Nathan Abse discusses a new report on sexual harassment in the federal workspace and in general with Dr. Barbara Ziv, a forensic psychiatrist and expert on sexual harassment and sexual assault.

Feds across multiple agencies pressed into DOJ’s protest crackdown

By FEND Staff

Federal employees serving in an unusually wide assortment of law enforcement and investigative agencies were pulled into management of national protests following the police detention and killing of George Floyd.

TSA, FDIC to offer early retirement options

By FEND Staff

The Transportation Security Administration and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation plan to offer Voluntary Early Retirement Authority (VERA) and Voluntary Separation Incentive Payments (VSIP) options to eligible employees.

SSA field offices staff slammed with scam complaints

By FEND Staff

Senior citizens concerned that they’re being tricked out of their Social Security benefits by scammers impersonating government employees are flooding agency phone lines and offices.

Agencies report relatively smooth journey to maximum telework

By FEND Staff

Despite plans to incrementally bring workers back to the office, federal agencies still expect to allow at least some part of their workforces to continue to work remotely due to the lingering COVID-19 pandemic.

Changes coming to the TSP L fund

By FEND Staff

Earlier this month the Thrift Savings Plan announced more new Lifecycle funds will be available July 1.

Union slams WH plans to cut workers’ comp

By FEND Staff

The plan, laid out in the administration’s 2021 budget proposal -- and included in the draft National Defense Authorization Act -- would hack away at benefits, bringing “steep cuts in workers’ compensation,” AFGE said.

Fed unions speak out against racial injustice

By Nathan Abse

The killing of George Floyd brought strong protests and reflections from union leaders representing of federal employees.

Thrift Savings Share Prices

By FEND Staff

Thrift Savings Share Prices as of June 10, 2020.