The Air Force is changing some of its policies to bring squadrons into the 21st century. Meanwhile, the service is reviewing medically separated airmen’s disability ratings.
Host Bob Leins welcomes Dave Love, CLU, CLTC with The Love Financial Group to the studio for an educational discussion about long term care. Morningstar investment analysts’ research shows that approximately 70% of Americans over age 65 will become cognitively impaired or unable to complete the activities of daily living. Baron’s says the average need for LTC is almost four years for women and just under two and a half years for men. July 10, 2017
The Senate Armed Services Committee wants to cut some basic housing allowance for dual military couples to save money in the long run. The committee tried to make more drastic cuts last year, but they did not make it into law.
Non-existent sweepstakes, phony lotteries, reverse mortgage schemes and counterfeit drugs — fraudsters have unlimited imagination when if comes to separating people from their money, especially retirees and the elderly. Tammy Flanagan, senior benefits director at the National Institute of Transition Planning, offers some advice on avoiding ripoffs on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
Have you protected your TSP from the next stock market crash? Financial planner Arthur Stein will explain what you should be doing now to protect your financial assets when he joins host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn. July 5, 2017
The House defense authorization bill brought up some important issues for those in the military and their loved ones. Find out what could affect you in the coming year.
Congress and the White House have a laser-focus on four major parts of the federal civil service retirement program. So which one is going to get the ax?
Reps. Don Beyer and Gerry Connolly (D-Va.) haven’t forgotten about rising premium rates to the Federal Long Term Care Program, and they certainly haven’t forgotten about the Office of Personnel Management’s response when asked what the agency planned to do about rising costs.
The Air Force is giving battlefield airmen incentive pay even when they are not in a war zone to encourage them to seek medical care and stay in the service.
A House panel wants to give military spouses up to $500 to get relicensed in their occupations after station changes in order to make relocation easier on families.
A House panel wants to make it illegal to share intimate photos without consent. The panel also wants to expand help for male victims of sexual assault.
The House Armed Services’ Personnel Subcommittee suggests a 2.4 percent increase in military pay and 17,000 more troops for the Army.
The Defense Department is giving Congress its suggestions for the 2018 defense authorization bill. The proposal gives service members a 2.1 percent pay raise.
The VA is shortening the time it takes for student veterans to get the payments they need to attend school through the G.I. bill. Lawmakers still think the time is too long, however.
In one of her first public appearances, Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson gives pilots more flexibility in contract lengths.