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Even after retirement, TSP planning focuses on long-term

Tom Trabucco, the director of external affairs at the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board, which oversees federal employees' TSP accounts, joined In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss some TSP tips for retiring feds.

Tags: pay and benefits , Tom Trabucco , FRTIB , In Depth , Francis Rose , retirement

Monday - 02/27/2012, 07:38pm EST
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IRS offers targeted buyouts to employees in enforcement divisions

The IRS has offered another, more targeted round of buyouts. The agency, however, plans to grant buyouts and early-outs to a limited number of employees about 270 out of the 1,600 who are eligible, according to a staff email received by Federal News Radio. An IRS email said the targeted nature of the buyouts is different from previous offers and includes specific areas not covered before. The latest round of early-outs is the third set of offers in as many months.

Tags: pay and benefits , early retirements , buyouts , IRS , workforce , Steve Miller , Beth Tucker

Monday - 02/27/2012, 04:19pm EST

Feds to curb improper payments to Medicare plans

The Obama administration says it's taking steps to fix a longstanding problem of improper payments to private health plans that serve 1 in 4 Medicare beneficiaries.

Tags: pay and benefits , Medicare , Jon Blum

Friday - 02/24/2012, 05:45pm EST

Any good news in fed pay and benefits proposals?

Tammy Flanagan, the senior benefits director for the National Institute of Transition Planning, joined In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss recent proposals affecting federal employees' pay and benefits.

Tags: pay , pay and benefits , workforce , management , Tammy Flanagan , NITP , In Depth , Francis Rose

Friday - 02/24/2012, 06:42pm EST
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Your guide to the chamber of horrors

Thanks to the two-year pay freeze and two years of higher health premiums many federal workers today are taking home less money than they were in 2010, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says. Some alert feds are also curious as to whether Congress has plans to extend their pay freeze until 2013, 2014 or maybe even until 2015.

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

Thursday - 02/23/2012, 02:00am EST

The worst is (probably) yet to come

Congress hit future federal workers with a new higher pension tax. For current workers, there is no change but that could have been a warning shot across the bow, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says.

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

Wednesday - 02/22/2012, 02:00am EST

It could have been worse. Really?

Federal workers who have been paying attention to the various plans to have them finance unemployment benefits, highways and tax cuts must be confused, if not in a state of shock, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says. Could it be that the only people who are happy are those who haven't been paying attention?

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

Friday - 02/17/2012, 02:00am EST

Federal unions claim sneak attack in unemployment insurance deal

Two federal unions, the American Federation of Government Employees and the National Treasury Employees Union, say lawmakers removed the increase in federal employee contributions from the payroll tax extension, but added it to the unemployment insurance extension, which is part of the overall deal. The unions say if the provision becomes law, feds would see a pay decrease while everyone else would see an increase.

Tags: pay and benefits , retirement , retirement contribution , workforce , NTEU , AFGE , John Gage , Dave Camp , Harry Reid , Colleen Kelley , Jason Miller

Wednesday - 02/15/2012, 05:55pm EST

House committee takes up bill cutting federal retirement benefits

Federal unions and some lawmakers have lambasted a proposed bill that would make changes to federal retirement benefits. The "Securing Annuities for Federal Employees Act of 2012" is set to go before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Tuesday for a markup session, in which lawmakers will be able to introduce amendments.

Tags: Congress , House , pay and benefits , Dennis Ross , Colleen Kelley , NTEU , Gerry Connolly , retirement

Monday - 02/06/2012, 09:20pm EST
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'Outstanding' January TSP returns lead to record $302B account balance

The Thrift Savings Plan has hit an eye-popping milestone. The Thrift Savings Fund balance the total invested across the TSP's 4.5 million accounts climbed to $302.1 billion by the end of January, Tom Trabucco, the director of External Affairs at the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board, told In Depth with Francis Rose.

Tags: In Depth , Francis Rose , pay and benefits , TSP , Tom Trabucco

Monday - 02/06/2012, 09:39pm EST
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