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Cubicle or crypt? It's your call!

Is your cubicle at work likely to become your crypt, too? Are you a work-till-you-drop lifer? Seems that lots of feds are, but do you know what's keeping them on the job, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey ponders.

Tags: Mike Causey , pay and benefits , retirement , federal report , FERS , Social Security

Friday - 10/07/2011, 02:03am EDT

A Very Special Investment Option

If you are under the old Civil Service Retirement System have we got a deal for you! Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says there's the equivalent of a government-backed certificate of deposit that is paying 3.875 percent.

Tags: P&B , FERS , Voluntary Contributions

Friday - 01/16/2009, 04:00am EST

Benefits and Annuities Under FERS and CSRS

Hosts Diana Veilleux and Kate Fulton will be joined by Tammy Flanagan, Senior Benefits Director of NITP, Inc., to discuss benefits and annuities under FERS and CSRS.

Tags: Tammy Flanagan , NITP , P&B , FERS ,

Friday - 12/26/2008, 03:34am EST

World's Best, Feds-Only CD!

If you could find a certificate of deposit paying 3.875 percent in these times of low inflation you would jump on it, right? Well there is such a critter and Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says it's available only to a select group of long-time federal workers.

Tags: P&B , CDs , Voluntary Contributions , Mike Causey

Wednesday - 03/18/2009, 04:00am EDT

Bill may be a vaccine for FERS flu

Many federal employees who leave the workforce with unused sick leave lose it, or some workers come down with the FERS flu, taking months of leave just before they retire, but two Virginia congressmen are looking to change that.

Tags: mngt , P&B , retirees , Darryl Perkinson , Federal Managers Association , Retired , Rep. Jim Moran (D-Va) , Rep. Frank Wolf (R-Va) , FERS flu ,

Monday - 02/16/2009, 07:07pm EST
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The benefit pendulum swings

Losing the "use-it or lose-it" sick leave mindset.

Tags: P&B , FERS flu , FERS , Jim Moran , sick leave

Tuesday - 02/17/2009, 01:48pm EST
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Benefits: Are We There Yet?

Tags: P&B , Mike Causey , Roth IRA , FERS

Monday - 06/22/2009, 04:00am EDT

Is the honeymoon over?

Although most federal and postal unions supported President Barack Obama in the 2008 election, they are now asking Congress to protect them from a White House proposal to permanently trim take home pay, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says.

Tags: Mike Causey , federal report , pay and benefits , pay freeze , FERS , retirement , supercommittee

Friday - 09/30/2011, 02:00am EDT

Your buyout checklist - questions feds should ask

More federal agencies are offering their employees money to quit. Federal News Radio spoke with certified financial planner Arthur Stein about the factors you should consider when thinking about a buyout.

Tags: Federal Drive , pay and benefits , buyouts , Arthur Stein , retirement , FERS

Friday - 06/03/2011, 10:31am EDT
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Postal service needs big regulatory changes to survive, experts say

Congress, unions, new Postmaster General all agree current payment structure for retirees is killing chances of USPS survival.

Tags: In Depth , Francis Rose , Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Co , Patrick Donahoe , Tom Carper , Tom Coburn , USPS , FERS , pay and benefits

Monday - 12/06/2010, 05:01pm EST
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