federal benefits

  • Computers: Risky Business

    Knowing how to use a computer is a must in most federal jobs, but Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says using it for the wrong reason can land you in a heap of trouble.

  • Federal Benefit Roundup

    There’s a renewed focus in Washington on federal employee benefits. A slew of proposals aim to change how unused sick leave is credited toward retirement and provide paid leave for birth or adoption. There’s also…

  • Lawmakers try to water-down the pay freeze

    Former Virginia Congressman Tom Davis said federal employees are on the chopping block because they are easy prey. Davis, now a director with Deloitte and Touche, said a letter from the Washington-D.C. area delegation could impact the potential two-year pay freeze the White House is proposing. The eight House members say feds are being targeted unfairly to help reduce the deficit.

  • Federal employee’s guide to the known and unknown benefits universe

    NITP presenters Bob Braunstein and James Marshall will answer your questions about Social Security, the TSP, and other federal benefits programs. May 23, 2011

  • Open season, Medicare part B, Petraeus, & sequestration

    Federal health benefits expert Walton Francis will talk about FEHBP open season, and Federal Times reporter Sean Reilly will discuss sequestration and other issues affecting federal workers. November 14, 2012

  • FEHBP open season part 2

    Insurance expert Walton Francis will answer your questions and emails about federal benefits. December 5, 2012

  • So, what’s next?

    Federal News Radio Senior Correspondent Mike Causey answers your calls and emails about a wide variety of issues affecting federal workers. April 29, 2013

  • Minding the gap in federal benefits

    Tony Vergnetti will hows a roundtable discussion of federal insurance benefits and what you can do to fill any holes in your coverage. June 21, 2013

  • Press Roundtable: Inside perspectives, analysis, and predictions

    Debra Roth hosts a press roundtable on the big issues affecting federal workers. August 9, 2013

  • Building blocks for financial literacy

    Federal benefits specialist Ray Kirk discusses how to achieve your financial goals by using the building blocks provided by the federal government. April 14, 2014