Hosts, Bob Leins and Tammy Flanagan, welcome Kathy Lavinder, founder of Security & Investigative Placement Consultants, to speak about how the private sector job hunt is much different than the Federal job hunt.
March 13, 2017
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.
The next sound you hear will be the stampeding federal workers who are retiring in droves to escape the new president — or maybe not, says Senior Correspondent Mike Causey.
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
The Office of Personnel Management posted its highest backlog of federal retirement claims since October 2015, though it will likely spend the rest of the year bringing that total down, now that its “busy season” is over.
The CPI-E Act would require federal retirement programs to use the Consumer Price Index for the Elderly (CPI-E) when calculating cost-of-living adjustments. Currently the CPI used is the one for workers.
Senior Correspondent Mike Causey asked whether spreading good news about the Thrift Savings Plan was a good thing. His readers said maybe not.
The Thrift Savings Plan continues to show positive returns in February, with every fund posting in the black, and all but two improving over January’s numbers.
Are you losing money investing in the Rodney Dangerfield option of the federal Thrift Savings Plan? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey has an alternative.
Financial Planner Arthur Stein joins host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn to answer your questions about the federal thrift savings plan and what you can do to build your retirement nest egg. March 1, 2017
Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says low TSP fees may actually save federal workers money in the long run.
A new survey shows most people do not want their Social Security benefits cut. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey wonders what will happen when Social Security runs out of money.
Host Bob Leins welcomes Bob Braunstein, Federal Benefits Specialist to discuss changes as well as provide planning opportunities for you in 2017.
February 27, 2017
American federal workers have learned that size does count, big time, especially the person who’s got $5.3 million in his or her 401(k) plan, says Senior Correspondent Mike Causey.