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
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.
Senior Correspondent Mike Causey asked whether spreading good news about the Thrift Savings Plan was a good thing. His readers said maybe not.
Are you losing money investing in the Rodney Dangerfield option of the federal Thrift Savings Plan? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey has an alternative.