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A look ahead

Co-hosts Bob Leins and Tammy Flanagan talk about the state of the federal workforce and legislation under consideration in Congress that could affect federal employment.
July 7, 2014

Tags: pay and benefits , Mike Causey , federal pay , retirement benefits , phased retirement , COLAs , longevity annuities , rollover , Bob Leins , Tammy Flanagan , For Your Benefit , Voluntary Contributions

Monday - 07/07/2014, 05:05pm EDT
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TSP winning streak continues for second month

The Thrift Savings Plan continued a summer winning streak through June, with all funds in federal employees' 401(k)-style retirement accounts finishing out the month in positive territory, according to new data from the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board. It's the second month in a row all funds have finished in the black.

Tags: FRTIB , Tracey Ray , Kim Weaver

Tuesday - 07/01/2014, 01:01pm EDT

The TSP: What's in it for you?

Financial advisor Arthur Stein will answer your calls and emails about the TSP, and CBS MoneyWatch Columnist Allan Roth discusses what you can do to maximize your TSP investments.
June 25, 2014

Tags: pay and benefits , retirement , Arthur Stein , Allan Roth , CBS MoneyWatch.com , Mike Causey , Your Turn

Wednesday - 06/25/2014, 06:51pm EDT
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As assets grow, TSP resists calls for change from Congress

Boosted by a recovering economy and a booming Wall Street, assets in the Thrift Savings Plan have continued to climb. Since reaching $400 billion in February the highest amount ever recorded assets under TSP management grew to more than $412 billion by the end of last month. But as total assets have increased, so have calls to tweak the program that's provided federal employees with 401(k)-style retirement accounts since 1987. Still, the TSP has consistently resisted calls to modify its simplified, tried-and-true structure.

Tags: workforce , pay and benefits , retirement , Kim Weaver , Tom Emswiler , Jack Moore

Monday - 06/23/2014, 04:07pm EDT

We answer your questions, federal employees!

Show co-hosts Bob Leins and Tammy Flanagan will talk about a wide variety of benefit programs for federal workers and retirees.
June 9, 2014

Tags: pay and benefits , Bob Leins , retirement , Tammy Flanagan , NITP , federal benefits , Social Security , financial planning , Voluntary Contribution Program , income tax planning , For Your Benefit

Monday - 06/09/2014, 08:19pm EDT
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TSP sails through May

For only the second time this year, all of the funds in the Thrift Savings Plan finished the month in positive territory, according to new data from the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board. It was the strongest month for the TSP and Wall Street since February

Tags: pay and benefits , Jack Moore , FRTIB

Monday - 06/02/2014, 03:56pm EDT

Buy low, sell high -- how hard can it be?

The way to make money in the stock market is to buy when share prices are down and sell when they go up. Yet most people do just the opposite, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says. Are you a closet market-timer?

Tags: Mike Causey , Federal Report , pay and benefits , retirement ,

Friday - 05/30/2014, 02:00am EDT

Kim Weaver, Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board

The results are in from a customer service survey of Thrift Savings Plan account holders. And the verdict is one that most organizations would kill to have. Kim Weaver, director of external affairs at the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board, tells In Depth with Francis Rose why they did the survey in the first place.

Tags: Kim Weaver , Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board , In Depth

Tuesday - 05/27/2014, 06:30pm EDT
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Survey: Feds' satisfaction with TSP grows

Nearly nine out of 10 federal employees are satisfied with the Thrift Savings Plan, according to a new survey published by the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board, which manages feds' 401(k)-style retirement accounts. Meanwhile, the TSP board is inching forward on a decision on whether to adopt a mutual-fund window.

Tags: workforce , pay and benefits , FRTIB , Kim Weaver , mutual fund window , In Depth , Francis Rose , Jack Moore

Tuesday - 05/27/2014, 04:50pm EDT

House bill would let federal law-enforcement officers access retirement funds early

A bipartisan House bill would reform federal tax law so that federal law-enforcement officers and firefighters can access funds from their 401(k)-style Thrift Savings Plans when they're eligible to retire without facing a penalty. Jon Adler, national president of the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association, called the current situation "one of those glaring inequities that needed to be addressed and fixed."

Tags: pay and benefits , workforce , retirement , FLEOA , Jon Adler , Dave Reichert , Bill Pascrell , Jack Moore , In Depth , Francis Rose

Tuesday - 05/27/2014, 01:22pm EDT
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