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The COLA countdown

Federal News Radio Federal Drive anchor Tom Temin and Federal Times Senior Writer Andy Medici join host Mike Causey to talk about potential changes to the COLAs for federal, military and Social Security recipients.
August 27, 2014

Tags: COLAs , Tom Temin , Andy Medici , Federal Times , Congress , Mike Causey , Your Turn

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Health insurance for life, but only if you ...

Are you going to have to work three, four or five years longer than you expected to ensure that you'll retire with coverage from the federal employee health program? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey explains some of the ramifications of the "five-year rule."

Tags: Mike Causey , retirement , FEHBP ,

Tuesday - 08/26/2014, 02:00am EDT

Life begins at retirement

Thomas Lee and Daniel Sipe from Lee, Sipe, and Associates answer your retirement and financial planning questions.
August 25, 2014

Tags: Bob Leins , Thomas Lee , Daniel Sipe , Lee Sipe and Associates , Senior Executive Service , financial planning , wealth accumulation , estate analysis , retirement planning , charitable giving , TSP , Traditional IRA , For Your Benefit

Monday - 08/25/2014, 09:29pm EDT
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July living costs, January COLA drop

Thanks to a slight dip in July living costs, the tentative inflation-catch up for millions of retired Americans now stands at 1.8 percent. But, feds have two more months to endure before they know what their cost of living adjustment will be next January, says Senior Correspondent Mike Causey.

Tags: Mike Causey , retirement , COLA , CPI

Friday - 08/22/2014, 02:00am EDT

Options: Feds have plenty of them

So, you're reaping the benefits of your Thrift Savings Plan? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says you still may be missing out on a host of other federal benefits that are available to you.

Tags: Mike Causey , retirement , TSP

Thursday - 08/21/2014, 02:00am EDT

Are you eligible for phased retirement?

FederalNewsRadio.com writer/editor Shefali Kapadia joins host Mike Causey to talk about phased retirement, and Jenny Mattingley, director of Government Affairs at the law firm Shaw, Bransford & Roth will discuss the upcoming federal pay raise and the possibility of a government shutdown.
August 13, 2014

Tags: phased retirement , Shefali Kapadia , Jenny Mattingley , Shaw Bransford and Roth , government shutdown , federal pay raise , Congress , Mike Causey , Your Turn

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 08:57pm EDT

Phased Retirement: Empowered or Embalmed?

Is the perfect job -- one with less work, a shorter commute and less time in the office -- within reach? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says phased retirement may hold the key to a perfect job for some feds.

Tags: Mike Causey , phased retirement , retirement ,

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 02:00am EDT

Financial planning tips and strategies for new feds!

Certified financial planner Nick Martinez joins the show to discuss how to handle your finances and establish goals if you are a new federal employee.
August 11, 2014

Tags: financial planning , Nick Martinez , TSP , Roth TSP , Bob Leins , For Your Benefit

Monday - 08/11/2014, 08:48pm EDT
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Phased retirement: A double-edged perk

Some of life's toughest, most important choices include marriage, children, divorce and retirement. Not necessarily in that order. Which is why Nov. 6 is the new D-Day for federal workers.

Tags: retirement , phased retirement , OPM , workforce , Pay & Benefits , Mike Causey ,

Monday - 08/11/2014, 02:00am EDT

Q&A: Phased Retirement

The Office of Personnel Management's final rule on phased retirement is out, and so is additional guidance for agencies. But questions still abound. Federal News Radio answers your most pressing questions on phased retirement, from eligibility to pay, and what took OPM so long.

Tags: phased retirement , Office of Personnel Management , Shefali Kapadia , retirement

Friday - 08/08/2014, 02:33pm EDT
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