Personal Finance For Federal Employees

Federal employee since 18, I blog about my experiences navigating the federal system and my personal finance journey.

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Best App for Tracking Expenses and Receipts

Best App for Tracking Expenses and Receipts

Are you looking for way to track receipts and expenses? See why CountAbout is the best app for tracking expenses and receipts.

Should I Go From GS-15 To SES? Pros And Cons Of SES Careers

Should I Go From GS-15 To SES? Pros And Cons Of SES Careers

SES careers represent the pinnacle of public service. But are they a good fit for you? Find out all of the pros and cons of an SES career in this article.

Habits of the 2021 Plutus Awards Finalists

Habits of the 2021 Plutus Awards Finalists

The Plutus Awards recognizes excellence in personal finance blogs and other media. Here are the habits of the 2021 Plutus Awards finalists.

Money Well Spent- August 2021

Money Well Spent- August 2021

What I did, what I spent, and what I blogged in August, 2021.

How Much Do Federal Employees Contribute To Pension [Ultimate Guide]

How Much Do Federal Employees Contribute To Pension [Ultimate Guide]

Are you a federal employee trying to figure out how much you contribute towards your pension? I'll walk you through your paystub.

2022 Federal Employee Leave Calendar: Maximize Your Valuable Time

2022 Federal Employee Leave Calendar: Maximize Your Valuable Time

Download your 2022 federal employee leave calendar spreadsheet here. Provided as a Google Sheet that you can edit anywhere.

Money Well Spent- July 2021

Money Well Spent- July 2021

What I did, what I spent, and what I blogged in July, 2021.

FIRE is just one way I’m future proofing my life

FIRE is just one way I’m future proofing my life

It's my birthday. I'm giving the universe (and my readers) a full blog post with all of my future plans. Not only will god be able to mock me but also every single internet troll.

Ain’t nobody getting rich off tomatoes. (Why you shouldn’t use Twitter for financial advice)

Ain’t nobody getting rich off tomatoes. (Why you shouldn’t use Twitter for financial advice)

You cannot get rich from tomatoes. Please don't use Twitter to find financial advice.

It’s Here: Grab Your Free Federal Employee Sick Leave Retirement Calculator

It’s Here: Grab Your Free Federal Employee Sick Leave Retirement Calculator

Wondering how much your sick leave will be worth for your FERS retirement as a federal employee? Here's a handy calculator to help you.

Money Well Spent- June 2021

Money Well Spent- June 2021

What I did, what I spent, and what I blogged in June, 2021.

Gluten Free Meal Plan On A Budget: How We Feed Our Family Of 5 For $1.50 Per Person Per Meal

Gluten Free Meal Plan On A Budget: How We Feed Our Family Of 5 For $1.50 Per Person Per Meal

Here is our budget friendly gluten free meal plan. We feed our family of 5 for $1.50 per person per meal on a gluten free diet