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Do you remember the good old days of double-digit certificates of deposit? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says that even in these lean times some long-time feds still have an exclusive investment option that beats the competition.
When it comes to the Thrift Savings Plan, feds are told that its always best to take the long-range view of this vehicle for your retirement savings. This was true for the month of September, as we learn in the latest edition of our monthly feature, "TSP Snapshot". Guest analyst Arthur Stein, a certified financial planner with SPC Financial in Rockville, says the keyword last month was "recovery". Also: a primer on the C Fund.
Now that we know the FEHBP's 2011 premiums, feds are waiting for the next shoe to drop: what is going to happen to your deductibles, copayments and prescription drug schedules? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says that's even more important than premiums themselves.
OPM said the rise in costs is lower than the industry standard. Employees who choose family coverage will see an increase of $22.90 a month. Open season starts Nov. 8.
Commissioner, U.S. Election Assistance Commission
AFGE 14th District National Vice President
AFGE Field Services and Education Department Director
Former AFGE General Counsel
The Federal Thrift Investment Board said it opposes the option for a new Thrift Savings Plan fund that one congressman is calling a "socially responsible" investment. Federal News Radio's Senior Correspondent Mike Causey is wary of the proposed fund. Hear his analysis.
If it rained two billion dollars in cash every month, would you want an umbrella or a bucket? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says most people, including some hungry mutual funds, pick the bucket!
A private company claims to have the secret for outperforming the TSP. We ask the TSP's Tom Trabucco for his opinion.
U.S. Rep. Donna Edwards (D-Md.)
President & CEO, NAACP
Executive Director, Alliance for American Manufacturing
Join hosts Bob Leins and Tammy Flanagan as they welcome back Federal News Radio's very own Mike Causey.
September 27, 2010
Remember a few years back when a congressional roadblock threatened to shutdown the government and furlough you without pay? Well, the same thing is happening this year except it is no problem and nobody is talking about shutdowns. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says timing is everything.
A deadline is nearing for federal labor managers. November first is when they are supposed to be up and running with Labor-Management Council Forums. Carol Bonasaro gives us an update
If you count on your flexible spending account to pay for uncovered medical bills and co-payments, you are going to need to tighten your belt. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says big changes are coming in the FSA program next year.
Tom Trabucco, Director of External Affairs for the Federal Retirement Thrift Investments Board, joined Chris Dorobek on the Dorobek Insider.
Everybody knows the government is full of waste, duplication and has too many employees. Where we often disagree is just where that's at. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey thinks he's found the solution. Or not.
Word is spreading about who is, and isn't, covered under the Federal Employees Health Benefit Program now that President Obama has signed the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Ed Zurdorfer, a registered employee benefit consultant, explains how it works.
Former Rep. Harold Ford Jr. (D-Tenn.)
Author of "More Davids Than Goliaths: A Political Education"
Executive Director, National Education Association
Former Rep. Bob Edgar (D-Pa.)
President & CEO, Common Cause
The Army is trying to get the word out that it needs good people to help manage money. The lagging economy, stubborn unemployment and improved pay and benefits are helping to attract the next generation of acquisition professionals into the fold.
When they wake up on November 4th lots of people who work on Capitol Hill will learn that they no longer work on Capitol Hill. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says that, for many, the next stop for them may be your federal agency.