When people get close to retirement their emotions range from joy to fear and panic. Sometimes all three. Here’s how it worked for one former fed.
Join our host, Bob Leins, as he welcomes Sabrina Clark, Director of Voluntary Service for the Department of Veterans Affairs and Laura Balun, volunteer, VA retiree, and former Director of Voluntary Service. As we quickly approach Veterans Day, we would like to highlight the opportunities to honor the sacrifice and service of Veterans through philanthropic activities in collaboration with VA’s Voluntary Service Program. October 23, 2017
Federal News Radio counts down the Top 10 pay and benefits stories for 2017, a year that proved to be a bit of an emotional rollercoaster ride for federal employees.
Amid the threat of sequestration following the passage of President Donald Trump’s tax reform bill, a bloc of House Democrats has warned House leadership of freezing federal employees’ pay or reducing their benefits as a way to offset tax cuts.
Federal News Radio reporters Nicole Ogrysko, Scott Maucione and Meredith Somers will discuss 2017’s top federal stories and the prospects for budget cuts, pay raises and buyouts in the new year.
Military and Defense Department employees will see some big changes to retirement and prescription drug copays starting next year.
The end of the year is approaching, and some employees will have to make a decision on whether to use or lose their FSA dollars.
Military households will only see a $10 increase on average in basic allowance for housing pay.
The retirement system is out of the woods for awhile and the new and revised Dec. 22 shutdown may not happen, but now there’s a new threat: a zero pay raise in 2019.
If the Thrift Savings Plan offered federal employee investors a Bitcoin option, would you invest in it?
Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says the G fund becomes a political football each time Congress debates raising the debt ceiling, and that makes many investors nervous.
Tune in this week for a special encore presentation of our Fake News show with experts from Knight Foundation, Politifact, and American University.
December 14, 2017
Uncle Sam’s in-house 401(k) plan is changing, big time. The question is, will federal investors stick with it when they retire or leave government?
The Federal Government’s in-house 401(k) plan — the TSP — is changing. How will it affect you? Find out when financial Arthur Stein joins host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn radio show. December 13, 2017