The Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board, the agency that administers the Thrift Savings Plan, said it will begin a 15-year plan to add more stock holdings to some participants’ investments in the lifecycle funds.
The CSRS and FERS programs are considered the jewel in the crown of federal civil service benefits but the Trump administration wants to cut costs in the giant federal retirement program by totally eliminating future COLAs for FERS retirees. NARFE’s Jessica Klement and John Hatton join host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn to discuss what the organization is doing to protect all federal benefits, including the retirement plan. September 18, 2018
Host Bob Leins, CPA® welcomes Tammy Flanagan, Senior Benefits Director at NITP, and Mike Causey of Federal News Radio, to talk about the best dates to retire.
The government should be the employer of choice for many people. But is it? Let’s take a look at some of the reasons you might recommend a government job, and some reasons why you might not.
The Trump administration wants to cut costs in the giant federal retirement program by totally eliminating future COLAs for FERS retirees. If it becomes law the 2019 COLA would be the last.
With 12 days until the new fiscal year and less than 50 from the midterm elections, many current and retired federal workers have a lot on their plate.
The Office of Management and Budget’s day-long event Sept. 12 with public and private sector leaders will produce a set of recommendations for how to transform the federal workforce.
Host Bob Leins, CPA® welcomes Patti Hudson, Life Coach and Health Educator. Patti will discuss coping with stress and answer the question, “Can it be helpful?”
Given what has happened to retirement plans in the private sector, Uncle Sam looks mighty good compared to just about any company, large or small. But do you ever regret a career as a federal civil servant?
Congressional leaders say they have reached agreement on a plan to pass a stopgap government funding bill through Dec. 7, thereby avoiding a partial government shutdown on Oct. 1.
Financial planner Arthur Stein said investors who stuck with the stock market during the Great Recession and the rebound that followed have seen their account balances soar.
I believe we should go with the idea of “first, do no harm.” That means giving employees a pay raise that is equal to, or at least close to, the military pay raise.
Financial planner Arthur Stein joins host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn to talk about bull and bear markets, and explain why playing it “safe” can actually be dangerous to your long-term financial health.
Center for Public Integrity writer Tik Root reported the discrepancies and discussed his findings on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.