Politicians up for reelection in November may want to back off efforts to fold, staple or mutilate federal civil service retirement programs.
Tune in this week for a special FEDtalk in honor of Presidents Day.
February 23, 2018
Federal retirement expert Tammy Flanagan joins Federal Drive with Tom Temin to shine some light on more recent retirement statistics.
Did the recent stock market nosedive send you moving money from the stock indexed C and S funds into the G fund for safety? If so, was that a smart move?
Did the stock market mini-correction a few weeks back make you nervous? Did it cause you to shift money in the stock-indexed C, S and I funds into the “safety” of the Treasury securities G fund? Was that wise? Find out when financial planner Arthur Stein joins host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn. February 21, 2018
How would President Donald Trump’s proposed 2019 budget affect federal workers? Find out when Tony Reardon, national president of the National Treasury Employees Union, joins host Derrick Dorth on this week’s Fed Access. February 19, 2018
Senior Correspondent Mike Causey hopes this cheers up active and retired federal workers in sticker shock over the new White House budget.
Host Bob Leins welcomes Josh Huder, Ph.D., to the studio to discuss the 115th Congress. Josh is a Senior Fellow at The Government Affairs Institute at Georgetown University, a non-profit organization dedicated to educating Federal employees about Congress and its operation.
Mike Causey says if Congress approves the 2019 budget, current and future employees under FERS could get smaller starting annuities when they retire.
The White House proposed a number of changes that would dramatically reshape the federal workforce and how federal workers are compensated.
How does the 2017 Tax Act affect your tax and estate plan? Find out when Washington area estate tax attorney Thomas O’Rourke joins host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn. February 14, 2018
President Donald Trump’s fiscal 2019 budget request includes several other recommendations that would change current retirement, health and other benefits for federal employees.
On this week’s FEDtalk, host Ben Carnes will be joined by Senior Executives Association (SEA) President Bill Valdez and Federal Times’ Jessie Bur to discuss current challenges (as well as current opportunities) facing federal leaders.
February 9, 2018
Unlike previous two-year, bipartisan budget agreements, the Senate’s latest deal does not use higher federal employee retirement contributions as an offset to a $300 billion spending boost over 2018 and 2019.