Are you one of the many federal workers who are afraid that Congress will change retirement rules? Tune in this week when Federal News Radio Senior Reporter Nicole Ogrysko joins host Mike Causey to talk about some of the proposals pending on Capitol Hill. October 18, 2017
To combat the Army’s nondeployability problem, the service wants to add deployment pay and cut tuition assistance for non-deployable soldiers.
If you work for or are retired from the federal government, here’s a horrible thought: What if these are the good old days, right now, this minute?
Despite dire news regarding their pay and pension plan, there may be light at the end of the tunnel for feds, if they choose to flex their political muscle.
The Senate may consider raising the value of all federal buyouts from $25,000 to $40,000, though it’s unlikely to happen this year.
Will the U.S. Senate raise the value of all federal buyouts? Find out this week when Greg Stanford, legislative director of the Federal Managers Association, joins host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn. October 4, 2017
Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says that if health premiums jump as expected, folks will have to shop for a lower-cost plan, regardless of a pay raise and COLA.
A majority of Federal News Radio survey respondents said a recent Cato study comparing their pay against the private sector fails to provide enough context on the issue.
Some studies say federal workers are paid 30 percent, less on average, than private-sector workers. Other experts say feds are getting as much as 70 percent more. Who’s right?
Whenever you hear someone making an argument about pay and benefits, begin with an understanding of what is being compared.
If you work for the government, the odds of you getting a $20,000-$40,000 buyout are about the same as getting hit by lightning while standing in a field pretending to be a cow.
The odds of you getting a $20,000-$40,000 buyout are slim so what can you do to build your retirement nest egg? Find out when federal benefits expert Tammy Flanagan joins host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn. September 27, 2017
In yet another study on federal employee compensation finds public sector workers, on average, earn 80 percent more than private sector workers.
Join our host, Bob Leins, as he welcomes Karen Schaeffer, Certified Financial Planner®, who specializes in financial planning for Federal government employees, to talk about evaluating early outs and buyouts from a financial perspective. September 25, 2017