Host Bob Leins welcomes Mike Causey to the show to talk about current topics in Federal benefits and some of the best email questions he’s received this year. This is your opportunity to ask a question! Email them in advance to ForYourBenefit@nitpinc.com June 26, 2017
Federal retirees beware: What if your grandson calls and says he’s in jail on a DUI and needs you to wire the court $2,800 ASAP? Most people would probably get the cash then find a place they could wire it, only to learn it’s a scam.
Good news: Stock market is at an all-time high. Bad news: The market is long overdue for a major correction. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey asks, do you have a Plan B for your TSP?
The Department of Veterans Affairs will soon have a new fast-track system to spot, punish and fire employees for a variety of reasons. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey asks, is your agency or your job next?
With four months left to go in the cost-of-living adjustment countdown, the increase is looking like 1.51 percent in Social Security, civil service and retired military pay benefits, but that’s not guaranteed and few people understand how the system works.
If you get Social Security, or civil service or military retirement benefits, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says you may be on the road to the biggest inflation-catchup in years.
One of the best things about retiring from the government is that pensions are inflation-protected for life, but the Trump administration wants to eliminate cost-of-living adjustments for one group of retirees and trim future inflation catch-ups for others.
If you pick 100 people at random from your federal agency, odds are 34 of them could retire today, or six months ago. But they haven’t. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey explains why.
If you’re a government worker or retiree, odds are you are dreading the day when your grandson or granddaughter asks you about the good old days, when folks had pensions.
Although World War II was truly global long before America got into it, the invasion of Normandy, or D-Day, stands out for most Americans. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey recalls the memories of guys who were there.
After years of people complaining that nothing was getting done because of gridlock between Congress and the White House, suddenly lots of federal workers and retirees are now worried that gridlock will go away.
Trimming or eliminating the cost-of-living adjustments for 2.6 million federal retirees would be a major financial blow to communities where they live, which is just about most places, says Senior Correspondent Mike Causey.
First-quarter returns for stocks in the Thrift Savings Plan are in, and they’re good. But Senior Correspondent Mike Causey asks, should you change your investment strategy based on these very good months?
Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says when it comes to workplace sexual harassment, most men are still Cro-Magnons.
We hear that the hiring freeze has slowed things down and that workers are terrified for their jobs, but Senior Correspondent Mike Causey wonders if we’re talking to the wrong people.