Host Bob Leins welcomes Marc Levine, Esquire, to the studio to talk about unique topics in estate planning. August 14, 2017
Why do so many federal employees move out of TSP when they retire from the government? What should you do? Find out when benefits expert John Grobe joins host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn. August 9, 2017
Host Bob Leins welcomes Maureen Wilkin, Federal Benefits Specialist to talk about early retirement. Remember all that glitters is not gold! Do you understand the possible effects of an early retirement on your benefits or retirement? August 7, 2017
This week on “Your Turn,” financial planner Arthur Stein tells feds and retirees what, if anything, they should be doing now with their Thrift Savings Plan accounts. August 2, 2017
After a brief downturn earlier this summer, the Thrift Savings Plan rebounded in July, with all of the funds posting positive returns. All of the retirement funds, with the exception of one outlier, also posted higher returns than they had in June.
Host Bob Leins welcomes Michael Townshend, Transition Specialist to the show to talk about the difference between being financially ready and being emotionally and socially ready. July 24, 2017
Dreaming of retirement and facing the reality of it are two very different things, so we talked with a long-time fed who worked for HUD and made a checklist, which says that retiring as early as possible is the way to go.
Nine bold House Republicans have challenged the White House plan to cut federal retirement benefits by $149 billion.
Congress and the White House have a laser-focus on four major parts of the federal civil service retirement program. So which one is going to get the ax?
There are three ways federal investors can join the million-dollar Thrift Savings Plan club. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says investing steadily produces the most millionaires.
At the bottom of the Great Recession in March 2009, many federal workers and retirees saw their Thrift Savings Plan accounts drop as much as 40 percent. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey asks, what’s your plan for the next downturn?
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?
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.
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.