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Your Threat Level: Pretty Darn High!

The all-important pay and benefits package of federal and postal workers, and retirees, is under attack as never before. And while it is way too soon to panic, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says you need to run down a checklist to see where things are. We've got a team of experts standing by.

Wednesday - 05/18/2011, 04:00am EDT

Beseiged Feds: Shelter-in-Place or Take Off?

The way things are going on Capitol Hill, federal and postal workers seem to have only one of two choices, says Senior Correspondent Mike Causey: they can retire before things get worse or decide to shelter in place because they may get worse yet.

Tuesday - 05/17/2011, 04:00am EDT

Umbrella policies and property casualty insurance

Edward Jones Financial Advisor and Certified Financial Planner John Jilek joins hosts Bob Leins and John Elliott to talk about how to plan for your retirement.
May 16, 2011

Tuesday - 05/17/2011, 12:43am EDT
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How to take advantage of Roth TSP option

Ed Zurndorfer, registered employee benefit consultant, explains who and how to take advantage of the Roth option.

Friday - 05/13/2011, 04:25pm EDT
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TSP loans can help with college expenses

If you're still looking ahead to paying for that education, you might get some help from your Thrift Savings Plan account.

Monday - 05/09/2011, 05:46pm EDT
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FAQ on new Roth TSP

Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board Executive Director Greg Long, and Tom Trabucco, the board's Director of External Affairs, will answer questions about your TSP, including any questions you may have about the new Roth TSP option.
April 25, 2011 (Encore presentation May 30, 2011)

Monday - 04/25/2011, 09:05pm EDT
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For FERS Folks: the Money Decision

Most federal investors are smart enough to be actively participating in the Thrift Savings Plan, but how much of their biweekly check should they earmark for the federal 401(k) plan? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey asked a pro and got some interesting answers.

Tuesday - 04/19/2011, 04:00am EDT

Retirement planning: What should you do?

Host Tammy Flanagan and NITP Benefits Specialist James Marshall will answer the questions that feds need to know when planning for their retirement.
April 18, 2011

Monday - 04/18/2011, 06:55pm EDT
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Time for TSP spring cleaning?

Tom Trabucco, director of External Affairs at the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board, talks about rebalancing to keep your financial goals on target.

Monday - 04/18/2011, 03:48pm EDT
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Mistakes at retirement: don't make them!

Host Tammy Flanagan and WellsFargo Vice-President Joseph Sullender discuss the do's and don'ts of retirement planning for federal employees.
April 11, 2011

Monday - 04/11/2011, 04:32pm EDT
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Shutdown Survival Kit

Given the nonperformance of Congress, federal workers better learn to live with furlough threats. So whether we dodge the bullet or not this time, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey has a checklist you should clip and save...for the next time.

Monday - 04/11/2011, 04:00am EDT

Risky business - what can go wrong in your TSP?

More and more Thrift Savings Plan participants are wondering how they can protect their hard-saved money from the dangers of the stock market. Ann Vanderslice, the founder of the Federal Benefits Training Network, gives us her thoughts.

Tuesday - 04/05/2011, 12:58pm EDT
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Roth TSP option delayed

The TSP Roth 401(k) option is still an option, but it's going to take a little while longer. The Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board has decided to push back the launch of the highly-anticipated program from January 2012 to April.

Tuesday - 03/29/2011, 07:46am EDT

When mobile workers telework

If a mobile worker is teleworking, does that mean they're in the office?

Monday - 03/28/2011, 04:00am EDT

Debt limit's impact on your Thrift Savings Plan

Does the battle over the debt limit have an impact on the TSP super-safe G fund?

Monday - 03/14/2011, 04:58pm EDT
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The lighter side of the dark side of telework

A noted technology author says your spouse hates telework.

Monday - 03/14/2011, 04:00am EDT

Charlie Sheen & Federal Pension Payments

What do the annuity payments of federal retirees and the troubles facing Charlie Sheen have in common? And what's a Charlie Sheen? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey, as per usual, has most of the answers.

Monday - 03/07/2011, 04:00am EST

Shutdown Warning: Don't Shoot Self In Foot

If there is a government shutdown some federal workers have a plan to punish the politicians who caused it. Unfortunately some of their tactics are the equivalent of shooting themselves in the foot. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey explains.

Wednesday - 03/02/2011, 04:00am EST

Thrift Savings Plan February returns

Tom Trabucco, director of external relations for the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board, which RUNS your Thrift Savings Plan, explains what's driving growth in all TSP funds.

Tuesday - 03/01/2011, 04:47pm EST
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In shutdown scenario, do's and don'ts of TSP

With a potential shutdown, feds looking for monetary relief would have to finalize it before operations cease.

Friday - 02/25/2011, 11:56am EST
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