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Memorial Day Salute

Memorial Day isn't a holiday as such. But it is an important time to remember people we honor on a special day like this, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says. So we turned to a retired fed in Florida who explains what this day is all about.

Tags: Federal Report

Monday - 05/26/2014, 02:00am EDT

Buyouts and bats: Endangered species?

Remember when you were a kid driving to or from vacation, and you kept asking are we there yet? Now you're an adult civil servant and the question du jour is: Where are the buyouts? Check out Senior Correspondent Mike Causey's column for more.

Tags: Federal Report , workforce , pay and benefits , buyouts

Friday - 05/23/2014, 02:00am EDT

'Best in Show' federal agencies

Every year, different groups, associations and magazines publish their lists of best federal agencies, best places to work, etc. A few places are always near the top but the lists do change. Partly because some places try harder and get better and partly because if the rankings didn't change, there would be no reason for a list, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says. So who's on your personal best list?

Tags: Federal Report , workforce , management

Thursday - 05/22/2014, 02:00am EDT

What's the latest on Capitol Hill?

NARFE's Chris Farrell joins host Mike Causey to talk about some of the bills introduced in Congress that affect federal workers.
May 21, 2014

Tags: pay and benefits , Congress , COLAs , budget battle , Chris Farrell , NARFE , retirement benefits , Your Turn

Wednesday - 05/21/2014, 05:43pm EDT
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Federal quiz clue: Marilyn's toes

Think you are pretty smart? Could you make it on Jeopardy? Try out our numbers game to test your quiz IQ, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says.

Tags: Federal Report , pay and benefits

Wednesday - 05/21/2014, 02:00am EDT

Guess who's going up 1.35 percent?

Guess who is getting a 1.35 percent increase next year? If you work for Uncle Sam, count yourself out. You're looking at, maybe, 1 percent. The lucky people are retirees whose increases are linked to inflation -- not politics, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says.

Tags: Federal Report , pay and benefits

Tuesday - 05/20/2014, 02:00am EDT

TSP -- room for a LOT more customers?

What would it mean to the federal-military investors in the Thrift Savings Plan if everybody in the country were allowed to join up? Nobody knows for sure, but higher fees, for everybody, would seem to be a likely outcome, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says.

Tags: Federal Report , pay and benefits , retirement , TSP , Marco Rubio , Kim Weaver

Monday - 05/19/2014, 02:00am EDT

Phased retirement: 49 and 1/2 shades of gray

What's maybe going to top the summer must-read list for federal workers? It's one of the hottest topics in government: phased retirement. Coming soon, we think, to a cubicle near you, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says.

Tags: Federal Report , pay and benefits , retirement , phased retirement , OPM

Friday - 05/16/2014, 02:00am EDT

Hunting season on feds extended, expanded

The long hunting season on federal bureaucrats just got longer -- and with an expanded range of targets: Including your retirement plan and your boss's job security, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says.

Tags: Federal Report , pay and benefits , workforce

Wednesday - 05/14/2014, 02:00am EDT

TSP? Maybe ... FERS? No!

When it comes to certain federal benefits, President Barack Obama and Florida Senator Marco Rubio have something in common. One of them is admiration for the federal Thrift Savings Plan, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey Says.

Tags: Federal Report , pay and benefits , TSP , retirement

Thursday - 05/15/2014, 02:00am EDT
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