Federal Employee News

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Is it time to buy? TSP tips: Buy high, sell low, right?

TSP tips: Buy high, sell low, right?

Snippet of Article: "...People who stuck with the U.S. stock index funds during the recession and recovery, and who continued to buy even though the market was down, got a happy surprise. When the markets recovered, their TSP balances soared. For several years, they had been buying low...Many stock market forecasters said a victory by Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton would crash the U.S. stock markets. It didn’t happen..."

Source: federalnewsradio.com

TSP tips, Investing, Thrift Savings Plan (TSP),

NOTES FROM THE WILD:
Are you a Trump Hater and listened to the emotional 'haters', pulling money out of riskier TSP funds, opting for the secure, low-performing 'G' Fund? Big mistake, huh? Will you miss out again by not buying the current dip? These basic investment principles are tried and tested: Buy low, sell high, diversify, Invest for the long-term. What did Warren Buffett do when Trump won the election? The opposite of what most Obama/Clinton lovers did. Warren Buffett bought $12 billion of stock after Trump won

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Monday, January 30, 2017

VERAs and VSIPs in Your Future?

VERAs and VSIPs in Your Future?

Snippet of Article: "...VERAs allow employees with the right combination of age and service to retire early: at age 50 with 20 years of service or at any age with 25 years of service. However, there are different rules that apply to CSRS and FERS employees who meet the age and service criteria. Under CSRS, your annuity will be reduced by..."

Source: www.fedweek.com

VERA, VSIP,

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

President Trump promises 'major investigation' into alleged voter fraud

Trump promises 'major investigation' into alleged voter fraud

Snippet of Article: "...Trump announced the move on Twitter, and said the probe will focus on “those registered to vote in two states, those who are illegal and even those registered to vote who are dead (and many for a long time)..."

Source: www.foxnews.com

President Trump, delegitimizing Trump, alleged voter fraud (2017),

Monday, January 23, 2017

Trump to withdraw from TPP

Trump to withdraw from TPP

Snippet of Article: "...Trump vowed during the campaign to withdraw the US from the Pacific trade deal, commonly known as TPP, which he argued was harmful to American workers and manufacturing..."

Source: cnn.com

TPP, Trump Legacy,

Sunday, January 22, 2017

White House says media delegitimizing Trump, won't 'take it'

White House says media delegitimizing Trump, won't 'take it'

Snippet of Article: "...Priebus complained about a press pool report that said the bust of Martin Luther King Jr had been removed from the Oval Office. The report on Friday night was quickly corrected ..."

Source: www.reuters.com

anti-american media, delegitimizing Trump, Destruction of America, Domestic Terrorism, divide and conquer (dīvide et īmpera)

Friday, January 20, 2017

Donald J. Trump is sworn in as 45th President of the United States of America


President Donald Trump
President Donald Trump
Article Title: Donald J. Trump is sworn in as 45th President of the United States of America
Donald J. Trump is sworn in as the 45th President of the United States of America. President Trump promises to bring jobs back to America and to give the power back to the people. President Trump seeks unity in our country to once again become the greatest nation in the world. Divisions will heal and we will all enjoy the same freedoms under the same great flag and God. Our military will be the greatest and we will protect this country. American's will never be forgotten again. We will make America great again. God Bless America.

Source: Federal Employee News
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Thursday, January 19, 2017

Rick Perry expresses ‘regret’ for pledging to abolish Energy Department

Rick Perry expresses ‘regret’ for pledging to abolish Energy Department

Snippet of Article: "...past statements made over five years ago about abolishing the Department of Energy do not reflect my current thinking,” Perry said in his opening statement. “In fact, after being briefed on so many of the vital functions of the Department of Energy, I regret recommending its elimination.” After addressing the defining moment of his national political career, Perry touched on the politically sensitive topic of climate change, saying he believes the climate is changing..."

Source: www.washingtonpost.com

Department of Energy, Rick Perry,

Friday, January 13, 2017

Chaffetz committee plans broad agenda affecting federal workers

Chaffetz committee plans broad agenda affecting federal workers

Snippet of Article: "...Chaffetz wants retirement plans for new federal employees to move away from pensions, or “defined benefit” programs that rely on employer contributions, and lean more on employee funding through a system in which the government would make a “defined contribution.” Uncle Sam could even chip in more than he does to the 401 (k)-like personal investment program for federal staffers..."
Source: www.washingtonpost.com

Rep. Jason Chaffetz of Utah, New federal retirement plan idea, 401 (k)-like personal investment program,

Monday, January 2, 2017

Obama authorizes larger raise for federal employees

Obama authorizes larger raise for federal employees

Snippet of Article: "...authorized an average pay raise for 2017 of 2.1 percent, instead of the 1.6 percent he submitted in August. “However, in light of the decision of Congress to provide a 2.1 percent pay increase for military personnel in 2017 and reconsideration of current and projected economic conditions, I have concluded it would be appropriate to revise my original alternative plan for locality payments..."

Source: www.washingtonpost.com

Computer outage disrupts customs at US airports

Computer outage disrupts customs at US airports

Snippet of Article: "...US Customs and Border Protection experienced a temporary outage with its processing systems at various airports, spokesman Daniel Hetlage said. The outage lasted from 5 p.m. ET to 9 p.m..."
Source: www.cnn.com

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Computer outage.