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Benefits News

Furloughs and your boss

Carol Bonosaro from the Senior Executives Association and Stephen Losey from the Federal Times talk about how sequestration, furloughs, and other issues will affect the federal worker.
March 6, 2013

Wednesday - 03/06/2013, 07:37pm EST
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Sequestration, furloughs, and federal employee rights.

Attorney Bill Bransford joins host Bob Leins to talk about how federal employees will be affected by sequestration and furloughs.
March 4, 2013

Monday - 03/04/2013, 11:32pm EST
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Transition, sequestration, furloughs, and more

Career expert and author John Grobe, Federal News Radio's Julia Ziegler, and Federal Times senior writer Stephen Losey will discuss sequestration and other issues affecting federal workers.
February 27, 2013

Wednesday - 02/27/2013, 08:01pm EST
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Where to live in retirement and when to go

Gerontology professor and NITP presenter Dr. Michael Creedon answers your retirement questions.
February 18, 2013

Monday - 02/18/2013, 11:26pm EST
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Coming Up: Tax talk with Ed Zurndorfer

Ed Zurndorfer, owner of EZ Accounting and Financial Services, will answer your tax questions.
February 11, 2013

Monday - 02/11/2013, 07:09pm EST

Double-check your financial planning checklist

Certified Financial Planner Nick Onder answers your questions on how to put together a financial checklist.
February 4, 2013

Monday - 02/04/2013, 10:38pm EST
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Shutdown, furlough, what next?

Federal Managers Association President Pat Niehaus and Federal Times reporters Steve Losey and Sean Reilly join host Mike Causey to talk about sequestration and other issues affecting feds.
January 30, 2013

Wednesday - 01/30/2013, 07:55pm EST
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Social Security and retirement

Lester Austin, public affairs specialist for the Social Security Administration, takes your calls and email questions.
January 28, 2013

Monday - 01/28/2013, 10:49pm EST
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What's next for feds?

Carol Bonosaro, president of the Senior Executives Association, discusses what the next few weeks, and the next four years, will be like for political appointees and federal workers.
January 23, 2013

Wednesday - 01/23/2013, 06:36pm EST
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GOP wants budget; Schumer warns they will get one

Democrats are looking to make new revenue part of the Senate's first budget in almost four years, which will be released soon after the start of President Barack Obama's second term.

Monday - 01/21/2013, 04:19am EST

Federal Drive Interviews -- Jan. 11, 2013

Muzaffar Chishti of the Migration Policy Institutes talks about the $18 billion the government is spending on immigration. Liz Gasster of the Business Roundtable weighs in on the need for comprehensive cybersecurity legislation. Ed Zurndorfer, register employee benefit consultant, discusses changes to the tax code.

Friday - 01/11/2013, 09:17am EST

Investing via rearview mirror

While most of us invest for the future, the majority of people chart their course by looking backward, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says. So how's that working out for you?

Thursday - 01/10/2013, 02:00am EST

Are happy days here again for the TSP?

Financial planner Arthur Stein, will answer your questions about the Thrift Savings Plan, and give advice on what you should be doing with your TSP accounts.
January 9, 2013

Wednesday - 01/09/2013, 07:07pm EST
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The TSP in 2013

Bob Leins and Tammy Flanagan host a round table discussion of the Thrift Savings Plan and what's ahead for the TSP this year.
January 7, 2013

Tuesday - 01/08/2013, 12:22am EST
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The best date to retire and more

Host Mike Causey is joined by Bob Leins and Tammy Flanagan, hosts of Federal News Radio's For Your Benefit program. They will talk about how you can plan your retirement to maximize your benefits.
January 2, 2013

Tuesday - 01/01/2013, 10:01pm EST
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Tips on how to land a federal job

Benefits expert and federal career specialist John Grobe, offers advice on how to get a job in the federal government.
December 26, 2012

Wednesday - 12/26/2012, 11:43pm EST
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Fiscal cliff, sequestration and more

Federal Times senior writers Sean Reilly and Stephen Losey will update us on sequestration, buyouts, and the big issues affecting federal workers in 2013.
December 19, 2012

Wednesday - 12/19/2012, 08:13pm EST
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Obama Social Security offer at odds with top Dems

President Barack Obama's offer to limit the growth of Social Security benefits would cost the average retiree less than $50 in the first year. But the cuts would grow over time, and that has advocates for seniors worried that Democrats in Congress will break their promise to shield the massive retirement and disability program from cuts in deficit reduction talks.

Wednesday - 12/19/2012, 02:01pm EST

Compromise hits highest/lowest incomes

In the fiscal-cliff talks, it now appears that both sides have blinked. Republicans appear willing to accept some higher taxes and Democrats seem to have agreed that Social Security's growing costs must be curtailed. Slightly and slowly. So how will the proposals affect you? Check out Senior Correspondent Mike Causey's column.

Wednesday - 12/19/2012, 02:00am EST

Fed groups pounce on Obama's COLA-cutting proposal

In the latest proposals traded back and forth between the White House and Boehner, the President proposed changing the formula the Labor Department uses to measure inflation which would reduce annual COLAs for Social Security beneficiaries, including federal and military retirees. Federal-employee unions and groups remain worried the COLA proposals are still very much on the table.

Tuesday - 12/18/2012, 05:10pm EST
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