Budget

“The Complacent Class”

“The Complacent Class”

The Complacent Class (Episode 1/5) Compare today to the 1950s. At that time, a typical apartment in New York City rented for about $60 per month, or, adjusting for inflation, about $530 a month. … Or to put that 1950s rent in perspective, the U.S. median wage at that time was about $5,000 a year, […]

Regular Appropriations / Supplemental Appropriations / Continuing Resolutions (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Regular Appropriations / Supplemental Appropriations / Continuing Resolutions (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Regular Appropriations / Supplemental Appropriations / Continuing Resolutions There are three types of appropriations bills considered by the Congress. Regular appropriations bills provide funding to agencies for the next fiscal year, which runs from October 1 to September 30. Supplemental appropriations bills provide additional funding […]

Changes in Mandatory Program Spending / CHIMPS (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Changes in Mandatory Program Spending / CHIMPS (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Changes in Mandatory Program Spending / CHIMPS CHIMP is an acronym for a “CHange (either a cost or a savings) In a Mandatory Program” that is proposed or enacted in an appropriations bill. Substantive changes to or restrictions on entitlement law or other mandatory spending […]

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Office of Personnel Management / Other People’s Money / OPM (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Office of Personnel Management / Other People’s Money / OPM (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Office of Personnel Management / Other People’s Money / OPM The core mission of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM): “serves the public by providing human resource management leadership and high-quality services that protect and strengthen the merit system of government in partnership with other […]

Frugal Living and The Tightwad Gazette

Frugal Living and The Tightwad Gazette

Over the years our average income has been less than $30,000 (including my husband’s Navy salary and all allowances, plus my spotty freelance income). In less than seven years we saved $49,000, made significant investment purchases (vehicles, appliances, furniture) of $38,000, and were completely debt free! That is an annual savings/investment rate of over $12,500 […]

Advanced Federal Budget Process, 2-day course in DC, from TheCapitol.Net

Advanced Federal Budget Process, 2-day course in DC, from TheCapitol.Net

Advanced Federal Budget ProcessCurrent Budget Politics and the Federal Budget Process Who has the most to gain in the budgeting process? Where are you most effective? Where does your power lie in the budget process? Topics covered include The Budget Control Act of 2011 and Sequestration and the President’s Budget submission. Get an advanced understanding […]

Understanding Congressional Budgeting and Appropriations, 1-day course in DC, from TheCapitol.Net

Understanding Congressional Budgeting and Appropriations, 1-day course in DC, from TheCapitol.Net

Understanding Congressional Budgeting and AppropriationsFederal Budgeting in the Age of Deficits Who has the most to gain in the budgeting process? Where are you most effective? Where does your power lie in the budget process? Topics covered include The Budget Control Act of 2011 and Sequestration and the President’s Budget submission. This real-world overview of […]

Understanding Congressional Budgeting and Appropriations, 1-day course in DC, from TheCapitol.Net

Understanding Congressional Budgeting and Appropriations, 1-day course in DC, from TheCapitol.Net

Understanding Congressional Budgeting and AppropriationsFederal Budgeting in the Age of Deficits Who has the most to gain in the budgeting process? Where are you most effective? Where does your power lie in the budget process? This real-world overview of the congressional budget process explores basic congressional budget process concepts along with key players, their roles […]

Advanced Federal Budget Process, 2-day course in DC, from TheCapitol.Net

Advanced Federal Budget Process, 2-day course in DC, from TheCapitol.Net

Advanced Federal Budget ProcessCurrent Budget Politics and the Federal Budget Process Who has the most to gain in the budgeting process? Where are you most effective? Where does your power lie in the budget process? Get an advanced understanding of the budget process. Learn how the federal budget process really works from faculty members with […]

Understanding Congressional Budgeting and Appropriations, 1-day course in DC, from TheCapitol.Net

Understanding Congressional Budgeting and Appropriations, 1-day course in DC, from TheCapitol.Net

Understanding Congressional Budgeting and AppropriationsFederal Budgeting in the Age of Deficits Who has the most to gain in the budgeting process? Where are you most effective? Where does your power lie in the budget process? This real-world overview of the congressional budget process explores basic congressional budget process concepts along with key players, their roles […]