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Unless you get a better offer or drop dead before your time odds are you are going to eventually retire from the government...maybe in the same job you have now. But Senior Correspondent Mike Causey asks, how soon should your realistic retirement planning begin.

Tags: Mike Causey , pay & benefits , workforce , retirement backlog , retirement benefits , OPM , OPM backlog , John Berry

Monday - 08/13/2012, 02:00am EDT

'Crisis of confidence' as USPS posts $5.2 billion quarterly loss

The Postal Service lost $5.2 billion in the third quarter of this year, bringing its year-to-date tally of red ink to $11.6 billion for the first nine months of 2012. The USPS chief financial officer said the organization's liquid assets are running perilously low. Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe faults an "inflexible" business model and urged action by Congress.

Tags: USPS , pensions , pay and benefits , Patrick Donahoe , Steven Masse , Thurgood Marshall, Jr. , Jared Serbu

Friday - 08/10/2012, 05:36am EDT
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No Cal Buyouts

While some federal agencies are offering buyouts ranging from $15,000 to $25,000, the giant Social Security Administration is trying a new approach: No Cal buyouts. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says if they catch on, your agency may be next.

Tags: Mike Causey , pay and benefits , workforce , furloughs , buyouts , sequestration , Congress , IRS , Census , early retirement

Friday - 08/10/2012, 02:00am EDT

OMB budget guide details retirement contribution rates for future feds

The payroll tax cut deal made earlier this year included provisions to increase new federal employees' retirement contributions. We've posted a chart detailing how much employees and agencies will contribute.

Tags: pay and benefits , OMB , A-11 , payroll tax cut , Congress

Tuesday - 08/07/2012, 08:40am EDT

In Depth interviews - August 8

On the In Depth show blog, you can listen to the interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day and links to additional resources.

Tags: DoD , Army , renewable energy , TSP , In Depth , Francis Rose

Wednesday - 08/08/2012, 08:59pm EDT

SSA offers early retirement to 9,000 employees

To be eligible, employees must have 20 years of creditable service and be at least 50 years of age, or have at least 25 years of creditable service at any age, including five years of civilian service, according to an SSA email to Federal News Radio.

Tags: SSA , buyouts ,

Wednesday - 08/08/2012, 10:02am EDT

Buyouts: Show Me The Money!

Are you a lifer, or are you waiting for Uncle Sam to show-you-the-money? Buyout offers abound in government but many employees say the tough economy is a good reason to stay on the job. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey asks have you hit the tipping point yet?

Tags: Mike Causey , pay and benefits , workforce , buyouts

Wednesday - 08/08/2012, 02:00am EDT

Retirement claims tick up, but OPM continues cutting backlog

The Office of Personnel Management received more claims than expected last month, but for the third month in a row processed more claims than it expected to. OPM has also made progress cutting the longstanding backlog of retirement claims. At 44,679 claims, there are now fewer retirement claims stuck in the backlog than there were in December 2011, when OPM began tracking them as part of a new push to eliminate the logjam.

Tags: OPM , backlog , Jack Moore , retirement backlog

Monday - 08/06/2012, 03:08pm EDT
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