The Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board is losing its executive director of 10 years. Greg Long announced his resignation during the board’s monthly meeting. In the interim, the agency’s chief investment officer, Ravindra Deo, will serve as the acting executive director while the board conducts a national search for a new leader.
Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says now that EPA is handing out buyouts, it’s likely other agencies will follow suit.
Host Bob Leins and co-host Ray Kirk, Federal Benefits Specialist, welcome David Santana from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to the studio.
April 24, 2017
Trick question: Who’s going to get the biggest pay raise next year: active-duty federal workers or federal retirees and folks who get Social Security?
The EPA said it will continue an external hiring freeze as part of its efforts to meet the White House’s government reorganization directive.
If you are worried about the status of Social Security, maybe you are onto something, says Senior Correspondent Mike Causey.
Host Bob Leins and co-host John Elliott welcome John Jilek, Certified Financial Planner, to the studio. It’s Financial Literacy Month and what better time to get rid of some of the financial dust and cobwebs!
April 17, 2017
The Office of Personnel Management renewed its contract with LTC Partners to provide services for BENEFEDS, the enrollment and administration program for the Federal Employees Dental and Vision Program (FEDVIP) and other federal benefits.
Government workers and postal employees have only a few legal ways to have Thrift Savings Plan accounts worth more than $1 million. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey shares the details.
Financial planner Arthur Stein offers investment strategies on Your Turn with Mike Causey for just-starting-out feds, people mid-career and those facing retirement or already there.
The Army cast off nearly 700 soldiers in the second half of 2016.
Seventeen senators introduced a bill to ensure federal employees get paid, even if Congress can’t agree how to fund the government past April 28.
How do you legally become a millionaire on the side using just your government paycheck? A reader gives Senior Correspondent Mike Causey the lowdown.
Federal employees who invest in the Thrift Savings Plan withdraw more than $9 billion annually from the government retirement fund, due in part to its strict rules on withdrawals. Now two senators have introduced a bill to relax those TSP restrictions.
The Office of Personnel Managment has made some progress in working through the spike in retirement claims it saw earlier this year. However, the agency still has a higher overall backlog in claims than did a year ago.