If you’re lucky or wise, you’ll keep adding to your Thrift Savings Plan and it keeps growing. Should you leave it or do you put it to work for you in some other way? Tammy Flanagan, senior benefits director at the National Institute of Transition Planning, offers some advice for wringing the most out of your TSP on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
The Air Force alone is dealing with a shortage of more than 600 pilots. The service is having trouble competing with airlines that can pay pilots more.
More than 10,000 federal workers and retirees now have Thrift Savings Plan accounts worth over $1 million, says Senior Correspondent Mike Causey.
Working for the federal government used to be a good gig, but now, there are some definite downsides or at least uncertainties.
A new Bipartisan Policy Center report on military personnel reform wants to put more of the TRICARE cost burden on retirees. The organization’s most recent report on the issue stated DoD spent $52 billion in health care for service members, retirees and their families in 2012.
When you’ve had enough, will you have enough to do something about it? asks Senior Correspondent Mike Causey.
Instead of trying to guess what the market for retirement is going to do based on emotion, take a second-grader’s approach, says Mike Causey.
After a year without a cost-of-living adjustment, federal and Social Security retirees may experience a slight pulse in the inflation catchup pipeline, says Senior Correspondent Mike Causey.
House Armed Services Committee aides say they want to keep a close eye on the personnel reforms put in place by the 2017 NDAA.
Tammy Flanagan with the National Institute of Transition Planning joins host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn to discuss Uncle Sam’s alphabet-soup federal benefits program for workers and retirees. March 22, 2017
The super-safe G fund of the federal Thrift Savings Plan never has a bad year, but Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says there’s a downside.
What does the annual buzzards homecoming festival in Hinckley, Ohio have in common with the federal Thrift Savings Plan’s G fund? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says you may be surprised.
Two lawmakers have introduced legislation that would leverage pensions and benefits in an effort to reign in use of official time and has resulted in hours of debate and a deeper divide over the subject of unions.
When it comes to estate planning, federal workers and retirees in the Washington region may be worth more than they imagine, says Senior Correspondent Mike Causey.
Do you need to create an estate plan? If so how do they work? Find out this week on Your Turn when attorney Tom O’Rourke joins host Mike Causey. March 8, 2017