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- AFCEA Answers
- Ask the CIO
- The Big Data Dilemma
- Carrying On with Continuity of Operations
- Connected Government
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- The Cyber Imperative
- Cyber Solutions for 2013 and Beyond
- The Data Privacy Imperative: Safeguarding Sensitive Data
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- The Modern Federal Threat Landscape
- The Path from Legacy Systems
- The Real Deal on Digital Government
- The Reality of Continuous Monitoring... Is Your Agency Secure?
- Veterans in Private Sector: Making the Transition
Shows & Panels
High unemployment in the private sector and continuing economic woes are making some people focus on the pay and benefits of federal workers as being too high compared with those in industry. But one of the top House lawmakers whose subcommittee focuses on the concerns of federal workers dismissed much of the criticism over pay and benefits. Rep. Stephen Lynch said much of the unfounded comments, some of which is based on inaccurate information, hurts the government's efforts to bring smart people into public service.
AFGE 14th District National Vice President
Political Commentator and Host, The Right Side TV Show
Author, "Unions in America"
Do you know how much money you're going to earn with your TSP account over the next 10, 20 or 30 years? Turns out, that's not really easy to calculate. Tom Trabucco of the TSP explains how to use online calculators correctly.
Terry Spencer Hesser
Author, "I Am a Teamster: A Short, Fiery Story of Regina V. Polk, Her Hats, Her Pets, Sweet Love, and the Modern-Day Labor Movement"
Economist, Economic Policy Institute
Director of Government Reform, Center for American Progress
Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.)
Co-Founder, The Huffington Post
Executive Director, Project on Government Oversight (POGO)
One expert reminds federal workers to review their allocations more often than just once a year as market volatility can wreak havoc on funds. The goal is to make small adjustments as needed. All the TSP funds did well in July, including rebounds from two months of losses by the C and I Funds.
WFED's Jason Miller reports.
After a few rough months, many of the Thrift Savings Plan funds went up in July. Tom Trabucco, the director of external affairs for the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board, brings us the details.
This week, Greg Long and Tom Trabucco of the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board take your questions about automatic enrollment in the TSP.
August 2, 2010
Chairman, Merit Systems Protection Board
AFGE 6th District National Vice President
Author of "Enterprise 2.0: New Collaborative Tools for Your Organization's Toughest Challenges"
President, Hooks Book Events
The process starts next week, and Tom Trabucco of the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board tells DorobekInsider all you need to know when the change happens. Also, learn why it will benefit all TSP participants.
Co-author, "The Beat! Go-Go Music From Washington, D.C."
Director, Information Collection Office of Environmental Information, Environmental Protection Agency
District Advisor, First Command
Planning for what happens after you die is not pleasant to think about, but it is essential, especially if you are a resident of the D.C. metro area. Tom O'Rourke is an estate planning expert who talked with Senior Correspondent Mike Causey about why you need to take time, and spend a bit of money, to plan for what will happen after you pass.
Automatic enrollment starts Aug. 1.
J. David Cox
AFGE National Secretary-Treasurer
President, Vietnam Veterans of America
National Fair Practices Coordinator, AFGE Council of Prison Locals
National Legislative Coordinator, AFGE Council of Prison Localsbr>
What jobs are hot for those with security clearances? This week, host Derrick T. Dortch talks with Director and Founder of ClearenceJobs.com Evan Lesser.
June 25, 2010
Investing for the long term needs to be the mantra of anyone who puts their money in stocks. This is especially true for feds whose investments are in the Thrift Savings Fund. And it becomes especially true when stocks and the TSP go through a rough patch, as we learn in this month's edition of TSP Snapshot.
As the third quarter starts, employers cut 125,000 jobs from the nation's payrolls in June, but the loss was driven by a wave of census layoffs. Certified financial planner Arthur Stein explains what's ahead.