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Benefits News

The John Berry legacy at OPM

Carol Bonosaro, president of the Senior Executives Association, and NFFE president William R. Dougan will give their thoughts on John Berry's four years as director of the Office of Personnel Management.
April 10, 2013

Wednesday - 04/10/2013, 10:10pm EDT
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DoD's 2014 budget: Fewer civilians, higher retiree health fees

The Defense Department's 2014 budget proposal reduces the size of the civilian workforce slightly, increases TRICARE premiums, and requests another round of base closures. It also calls for a slight raise for both civilian employees and uniformed servicemembers. The budget significantly exceeds the Defense spending caps in current law.

Wednesday - 04/10/2013, 12:52pm EDT

Retirement twilight zone

Bob Leins hosts a roundtable discussion of some strange but true retirement planning stories.
April 8, 2013

Monday - 04/08/2013, 09:59pm EDT
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Feds helping furloughed feds

Federal Employee Education and Assistance Fund Executive Director Steve Bauer, and Sean Reilly from the Federal Times, will discuss furloughs, and their impact on feds.
April 3, 2013

Wednesday - 04/03/2013, 07:38pm EDT
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Furloughs, sequestration, and five day delivery

AFGE's J. David Cox, and Federal Times Senior Writer Sean Reilly will talk about the impact of sequestration and the possiblity that federal workers will be furloughed.
March 27, 2013

Wednesday - 03/27/2013, 06:52pm EDT
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Retirement twilight zone

Bob Leins hosts a roundtable discussion of some strange but true retirement planning stories.
March 25, 2013

Monday - 03/25/2013, 09:59pm EDT
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OPM in talks to add 6 new carriers to FEHBP

The Office of Personnel Management is in talks with six additional health care providers to join the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program, according to John O'Brien, OPM's director of health care and insurance. OPM has been working over the past few years to add plans to the FEHB program in a bid to increase competition, O'Brien said in a keynote address at the 2013 FEHB Carrier Conference in Arlington, Va.

Friday - 03/22/2013, 03:42pm EDT
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Fighting furloughs and freezes

NARFE's Jessica Klement and Sean Reilly and Stephen Losey from the Federal Times, will discuss pending legislation on Capitol Hill, that affects federal workers.
March 20, 2013

Wednesday - 03/20/2013, 07:03pm EDT
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Vampires and a retirement offer to die for...

What do vampires have to do with a long-lived urban myth about a super-secret federal retirement plan? The short answer is that both are very hard to put to rest, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says. But here goes, again ...

Wednesday - 03/20/2013, 02:00am EDT

So you've retired...now what?

Retirement coach Mike Townshend talks about what feds should think about as they plan for their retirement.
March 18, 2013

Monday - 03/18/2013, 09:59pm EDT
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Furloughs, buyouts, & retirement surge

Federal News Radio's Julia Ziegler, and Sean Reilly and Stephen Losey from the Federal Times, join host Mike Causey to discuss a wide range of issues affecting federal workers.
March 13, 2013

Wednesday - 03/13/2013, 06:57pm EDT
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Sequestration and your finances

Certified Financial Planner John Jilek answers your questions about how sequestration and furloughs would affect your TSP.
March 11, 2013

Monday - 03/11/2013, 09:41pm EDT
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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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