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Retirement tips for feds: Take control

Ed Zurndorfer, a registered employee-benefit consultant, joined the Federal Drive with tips for how federal employees can take control of their retirement.

Tags: Ed Zurndorfer , FERS ,

Friday - 08/05/2011, 10:02am EDT

Analysis: FEHB changes coming to your wallet

Changes to the computation of group rates in the FEHBP are coming. We talk with Checkbook's Walton Francis about what that may mean for you.

Tags: Federal Drive , FEHBP , OPM , Walton Francis , health care , Suzanne Kubota

Monday - 06/27/2011, 09:08am EDT

Lots of Somebodies Want Your Job

Click here to listen to Mike's interview with OPM Director John Berry on Your Turn.

Tags: P&B , perqs ,

Wednesday - 05/13/2009, 04:00am EDT

USPS FERS suspension raises legal questions

After Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) questioned the Postal Service's decision to stop paying to FERS, attorney Bill Bransford said Issa may be concerned that USPS is setting a precedent for subsidizing other financially unstable agencies.

Tags: Bill Bransford , Shaw Bransford & Roth , USPS , FERS , pay and benefits , retirement , Courtney Thompson

Thursday - 06/30/2011, 01:18pm EDT

Labor changes workers' comp rule for feds

A new rule requires federal agencies to file claims for workers compensation electronically. It also adds a new condition that makes federal employees eligible for compensation.

Tags: management , pay and benefits , technology , policy , Labor , Ruben Gomez

Tuesday - 06/28/2011, 06:27pm EDT

How to make your TSP pay you

Someday you'll want to take money out of your TSP. Federal News Radio's Francis Rose spoke with Tom Trabucco, director of external affairs at the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board, for tips on reversing the flow of cash.

Tags: pay and benefits , Tom Trabucco , In Depth , Thrift Savings Plan , TSP

Monday - 06/20/2011, 05:38pm EDT

Federal pay, benefits in question

Congress is mulling a number of bills that could significantly change federal employees' pay and benefits. Federal News Radio's Francis Rose asked Tammy Flanagan, Senior benefits Director for the National Institute of Transition Planning, to explain the potential impact.

Tags: Tammy Flanagan , pay and benefits , pay , retirement benefits , Congress , NITP , In Depth

Friday - 06/17/2011, 05:25pm EDT

Anti-poverty insurance for feds?

Do you have anti-bankruptcy or anti-poverty insurance? If not, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey reminds you that you have until the end of next week to sign up for a government-endorsed plan at group rates.

Tags: pay and benefits , Mike Causey , long term care insurance ,

Wednesday - 06/15/2011, 02:01am EDT

The High-5 Monster Under Feds' Beds

Even the most rational, self-controlled federal and postal workers sometimes have nightmares about their jobs. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says chief among them is the fear that Uncle Sam is going to change the rules, drastically reducing lifetime retirement payments.

Tags: retirement , high 5 , high 3 , COLA , pay and benefits , Congress , Mike Causey

Friday - 05/06/2011, 02:01am EDT
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