Current annual salaries of top elected and appointed US government officials, along with the annual salaries for these officials in 2000 or 2001.
Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…
General Messages Weekly Round-up « Coast Guard All Hands
This ALCOAST announces a major update to the Reserve Individual Training Plan (ITP). This ALCOAST also details roles and responsibilities of Reserve Force Readiness System (RFRS) staff elements at all Service echelons. The CGR-TMS will align training expectations with service requirements and allow the Office of Reserve Affairs, Commandant (CG-131), to accurately project Fiscal Year (FY) C-School demands in alignment with REF (A), target priority attendees to efficiently administer Reserve Training (RT) in accordance with REF (B), and communicate progress towards training and readiness expectations to individual reservists. The goal of the CGR-TMS is to increase Coast Guard Reserve Force capabilities in support of the Deputy Commandant of Operations annual Strategic Planning Directive and career progression…
Cross-Country Skiing Tips for Families
My husband and I recently arrived at a local cross-country ski trail to find 30 tweens and teens skiing with their coaches from the Aspen Valley Ski Club. We were stunned. When our sons were young…
What a Presidential Executive Order is and How Can it Be Used?
Exclusive of the legislative process, the President of the United States has the power to direct the activities of the federal agencies.
What Are the Most Common Retirement Questions You Receive about Social Security?
My husband wants to retire at 62 and start taking Social Security. Is that okay This typically comes up because husbands are often a few years older than their wives, and figure they want to “get their money’s worth” by taking Social Security as early as possible. I think that can be a bad move. Unless you have oodles of money to live on in retirement, you — as a couple — want to maximize your Social Security payout for the longest surviving spouse. It’s important to understand that when one spouse dies, the other spouse is entitled to just one Social Security payment. So you want the surviving spouse to have the biggest possible benefit. Here’s how: Whichever spouse is the higher earner (and thus eligible for a bigger Social Security benefit)…
Top 5 Shameful Office Sins to Stay Clear of
There's always one person in the office who never offers to make the teas or coffees, yet are the first to put their order in. Or that person who is always
Army Reserve Soldier earns top paralegal award
Ever since she joined the Army Reserve, Staff Sgt. Sarah Hawley strived to become a top-tier paralegal noncommissioned officer – she developed legal expertise, advanced her education, and honed her
Retirement Age Calculator
This page describes how the full retirement age to receive Social Security benefits is increasing.
What Are the Powers and Responsibilities of Congress?
Most people know Congress represents the Legislative Branch of the federal government, but what are the specific powers and duties of Congress?