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It's Quiz Time: Stump Your Carpool Chumps!

Are you working longer than you intended? Is your retirement date moving further into the future? How much do you know about the demographics of retirement. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey has a fiendishly clever quiz you should take.

Tags: P&B , POP QUIZ , retirement , CRS , FERS , facts and figures , Mike Causey

Monday - 08/03/2009, 04:00am EDT

D-Day Coming in September

It will be sometime in September before active and retired feds find out what the Senate and House will do with an eye-popping package of new benefits. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says the wait is making some feds sick.

Tags: P&B , FERS flu , pension buy back , locality pay , Mike Causey

Friday - 07/31/2009, 04:00am EDT

Retirement Party or Funeral?

In some federal offices, you will likely attend as many funerals as going away parties over the next couple of years. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says that despite predictions of a brain-drain, retirements are actually down.

Tags: P&B , FERS , VERA , VSIP , buyouts , Mike Causey

Thursday - 07/30/2009, 04:00am EDT

Better the Second Time Around?

Federal workers, postal employees and retirees were short-changed last month when the Senate version of the so-called Tobacco bill trumped the more generous House plan. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says that may not happen this time around.

Tags: P&B , FERS flu , Roth , TSP , COLAs

Thursday - 07/16/2009, 04:00am EDT

House trying again to cure FERS flu

Provision was attached to Disabled Military Retiree Relief Act of 2009.

Tags: pay & benefits , FERS , FERS flu

Wednesday - 06/24/2009, 08:06pm EDT

Elusive Benefits

Tags: Mike Causey , P&B , Roth , FERS , Evil Twins , premium conversion

Tuesday - 06/23/2009, 04:00am EDT

Back Story on the Tobacco Bill

Tags: P&B , lawmaking , FERS , TSP , Mike Causey

Tuesday - 06/16/2009, 04:00am EDT

Happy Days for TSP Investors

Tags: P&B , Tobacco Bill , TSP , Roth option , FERS ,

Monday - 06/15/2009, 04:00am EDT

Government Work Looking Better All the Time

Your government job is looking better all the time, especially to outsiders and most especially for people who left Uncle Sam for what they thought would be more pay and excitement. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says a lot of them are having second thoughts.

Tags: P&B , credit towards retirement , Tobacco Bill , FERS

Monday - 04/20/2009, 04:00am EDT

Eliminating the FERS flu

Tags: FERS flu , FERS , OPM , House of Representatives

Thursday - 04/02/2009, 04:17pm EDT
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