Staying Informed

You can find John’s articles on several Internet sources.

Fedsmith ( is a daily newsletter for federal employees and it covers areas over and above federal retirement and benefits. This direct link to John’s author page ( will take you to all of the articles that he has written for Fedsmith.

FEDweek ( is a company that publishes weekly newsletters as well as books on topics that deal primarily with the retirement and benefits of federal employees. John is the lead contributor to their TSP Investment Report ( and has written two books for FEDweek. The books are The Complete Guide to Writing a Federal Résumé (with Nancy Segal) and The Federal Employee’s Career Transition Handbook (currently out of print).

FPMI FPMI was recently acquired by Apprio, Inc. and their website is in a state of flux. This part of our website will be updated as soon as new information becomes available. John has written two books for FPMI: Understanding the Federal Retirement Systems and Career Transition: A Guide for Federal Employees.

TSPSafetyNet ( is a TSP newsletter and allocation service. John frequently writes columns for their weekly newsletter. For a 45 day free-trial to TSPSafetyNet click here: