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
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.
The agency could downgrade, transfer, reassign or involuntarily separate up to 405 employees as part of the workforce shuffle.
Rep. Todd Rokita (R-Ind.) reintroduced the Promote Accountability and Government Efficiency (PAGE) Act after a similar bill died in the previous Congress. The legislation would give agencies the authority to remove or suspend new employees “without notice or right to appeal, from service by the head of the agency at which such employee is employed for good cause, bad cause or no cause at all.”
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.
This week on “Your Turn,” financial planner Arthur Stein tells feds and retirees what, if anything, they should be doing now with their Thrift Savings Plan accounts.
Rep. Anthony Brown (D-Md.) introduced the Federal Employee Pension Act of 2017 to reduce the mandatory 4.4 percent pension contributions by new federal employees.
A 2018 budget proposal from the House Budget Committee asks federal employees to contribute more toward their retirement as a way to find $203 billion in mandatory spending cuts next year.
The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee will consider a series of bills this week that could impact the federal workforce. Among them is legislation that would give participants more options to withdraw investments from the Thrift Savings Plan.
Dan Magneson, a fish biologist with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, discusses how decisions he made 25 years ago led to an unexpected retirement windfall.
Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says current and future federal retirees would lose thousands of dollars in cost-of-living benefits if Congress goes along with the president’s plan to put them on a zero-COLA plan.