Instead of “essential” and nonessential,” the labels “emergency” and “nonemergency”are being used more to describe which feds have to work in the event of a government shutdown, whether from bad storms or blustering in the White House
Today the House is in recess until after Labor Day. Proposed changes in FERS, which would require you to pay 6 percent more for the benefit while cost of living adjustments would be eliminated for retirees, seem less urgent.
With a possible governmentwide shutdown just 58 days away, survivors of previous time-outs are remembering how they coped, if they were ordered not to work, or to go to work without the guarantee of getting paid.
In today’s Federal Newscast, new analysis shows significant regulatory activity has fallen 74 percent since the new team took office.
Yesterday Mike Causey asked people to revisit the ghosts of shutdowns past and remember how they handled the financial and emotional strain. Shutdowns can be traumatic financially, but some feds said they turned them into a vacation.
Join our hosts, Bob Leins and Tammy Flanagan, Senior Benefits Director at NITP, as they welcome Mary Beth Franklin, Certified Financial Planner® and expert on Social Security Claiming Strategies to the studio.
The Senate included a 1.9 percent federal pay raise in a series of four appropriations bills, which it passed Wednesday. The Senate proposal differs from both the House version and the White House’s recommendation.
Thanks to the FERS, CSRS and Social Security retirement programs, some feds will have guaranteed lifetime payments worth $1 million to $2 million. Are you one of them? If not, what can you do to reach your retirement goals? Find out when attorney Thomas J. O’Rourke joins host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn. August 1, 2018
July was overall an optimistic month for Thrift Savings Plan performance, with all investment funds showing positive returns compared to the previous month.
Thanks to the Federal Employees Retirement System, the Civil Service Retirement System and Social Security retirement programs many people in the federal government will have guaranteed lifetime payments worth $1 to $2 million.
Tammy Flanagan, retirement expert, explains to Federal Drive anchor Tom Temin how wellness incentives work and why health planning is as important as financial planning.
Imagine the financial and emotional hangover you would have today if some, most or all of your retirement nest egg had been invested in the Thrift Savings Plan’s T Fund? That’s “T” for technical stocks.
The Office of Personnel Management and General Services Administration said they’re still considering if and when they might move retirement and health services from OPM to GSA.
Host Bob Leins welcomes Mike Townshend, transition and aging authority and founder of Carpe Diem Coaching. Mike will talk about the critical importance of planning prior to retirement.