Hosts Debra Roth and Nikki Cannon will be joined by Jennifer Preston, of the Knight Foundation, Jon Greenberg, of Politifact and Lindsay Grace, of the American University Game Lab whose team created the game Facticious, a game that challenges users to decide if an article is real news or not.
March 10, 2017
Discharge Review Boards rarely grant veterans personal testimony and are having trouble providing video conferences.
Our Hosts, Bob Leins and Tammy Flanagan, welcome Paula S. Jakub, RHU, CEO of The American Foreign Service Protective Association to the studio to talk about Medicare and the FEHB.
March 6, 2017
The CPI-E Act would require federal retirement programs to use the Consumer Price Index for the Elderly (CPI-E) when calculating cost-of-living adjustments. Currently the CPI used is the one for workers.
Senior Correspondent Mike Causey asked whether spreading good news about the Thrift Savings Plan was a good thing. His readers said maybe not.
The Thrift Savings Plan continues to show positive returns in February, with every fund posting in the black, and all but two improving over January’s numbers.
Are you losing money investing in the Rodney Dangerfield option of the federal Thrift Savings Plan? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey has an alternative.
Financial Planner Arthur Stein joins host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn to answer your questions about the federal thrift savings plan and what you can do to build your retirement nest egg. March 1, 2017
Cybersecurity remains a tough challenge to tackle for Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board, the agency that administers and oversees the Thrift Savings Plan. Under the Federal Information Security Modernization Act (FISMA), an independent auditor found the board lagging on risk management and access strategies.
Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says low TSP fees may actually save federal workers money in the long run.
Tune in to FEDtalk this Friday for an update from the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association on their 2017 priorities, plus an interview with Jason Haberberger, the Forest Service Agency President to FLEOA.
February 24, 2017
A new survey shows most people do not want their Social Security benefits cut. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey wonders what will happen when Social Security runs out of money.
Host Bob Leins welcomes Bob Braunstein, Federal Benefits Specialist to discuss changes as well as provide planning opportunities for you in 2017.
February 27, 2017
American federal workers have learned that size does count, big time, especially the person who’s got $5.3 million in his or her 401(k) plan, says Senior Correspondent Mike Causey.
Kim Weaver, director of external affairs for the Thrift Savings Plan, joins host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn to answer your questions about how the TSP works. February 22, 2017