Tammy Flanagan of the National Institute of Transition Planning provides an overview of the changes going on with federal retirement.
Roughly one in three federal workers is eligible to retire today, but many are waiting for their agencies to offer buyouts, says Senior Correspondent Mike Causey.
Federal workers and retirees have billions of dollars invested in the stock market as part of the Thrift Savings Plan, the government’s in-house 401(k) plan, which is the world’s biggest.
Dr. David Shulkin inherited a Veterans Affairs Department only partway through a badly needed transformation. As secretary, he’s got a lot of tough constituents — Congress, a demanding president, veterans groups and veterans themselves. Shulkin discussed a number of pressing matters on Federal Drive with Tom Temin, starting with the consequences of new funding for the Veterans Choice program just approved by Congress. It extends veterans’ ability to obtain health care outside of the VA system. Just don’t call it privatization.
The Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs committee passed the TSP Modernization Act of 2017, along with a handful of other bills that could soon affect the lives and careers of the federal workforce.
The Republican Study Committee released its own take on the fiscal 2018 budget, which includes several cuts to federal pay, retirement and health benefits. Here’s how the committee’s budget proposal measures up to other recommendations from the Trump administration and other House lawmakers.
Working for the government was once a lifetime deal, but Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says those days may be gone.
Are you planning to retire soon or leave your federal job? What happens to your benefits? Find out when benefits expert John Grobe joins host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn. July 26, 2017
The Air Force is changing its military education for enlisted airmen to make classes more flexible about their lives.
Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says if it’s true that all politics is local, D.C. feds may get a major political assist from beyond-the-Beltway feds that could save their retirement plan.
Most of the retirement nest-egg money federal investors have socked away is in the super-safe, never-has-a-bad-day Treasury securities G fund. But Senior Correspondent Mike Causey wonders how safe is safe.
Have you seen the pay-more-get-less pension package Congress is preparing for federal workers and retirees? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says you’d better check it out.
Federal, military and Social Security retirees may be looking at a January cost-of-living adjustment of 1.6 percent, says Senior Correspondent Mike Causey.
Air Force civilians can now start working part-time while taking some of their retirement annuity.