Federal Report

  • If you are working today, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says \'atta boy!\'

    May 23, 2008
  • Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says frequent congressional time outs mean most bills of interest to you will just fade away this summer.

    May 23, 2008
  • More than a quarter of a million, mostly young, feds have rejected a four percent tax-deferred pay raise... Which Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says makes no sense.

    May 22, 2008
  • Your interest in retirement planning probably depends on whether you think of the name Henry or Aiken when somebody asks you the name of that fellow named Clay. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey explains your office\'s age IQ.

    May 21, 2008
  • If you are considering a divorce it might be a good idea to list some of your spouse\'s good qualities - such as does he or she have a very good health plan? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey explains what happens when feds divorce.

    May 20, 2008
  • There is a good chance that the cost of living raise for retirees will be bigger than the pay raise. With that in mind, a lot of workers are thinking about becoming retirees to get the COLA. Bad idea says Senior Correspondent Mike Causey.

    May 19, 2008
  • The cost of living adjustment due federal retirees in January keeps getting sweeter every month. Right now it stands at 3.5 percent and Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says it will go higher.

    May 16, 2008
  • Mike Causey says that 2008 will go down in history as the year of boxers or briefs for federal workers and retirees. So, what does that mean? Bet you can\'t not take a peek!

    May 15, 2008
  • What happens when the union that represents you endorses a partisan political candidate? Is it smart? Does it help? Or does it hurt members if the wrong person wins?

    May 14, 2008
  • Yet another federal employee union, representing both members and many non-members, has endorsed a presidential candidate. This makes the union label lineup 3 for Senator Obama and 1 for Senator Clinton.

    May 13, 2008
  • Chances are you are going to retire three years later than you had planned. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says it\'s because the odds are that you are average.

    May 12, 2008
  • There are all sorts of reasons and theories as to why the Army trails all the other military services when it comes to investing and saving for retirement. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey asked people to respond and they did - big time.

    May 09, 2008
  • When it comes to educating their people to the value of the Thrift Savings Plan, the armed services, and especially the Army are not doing a very good job. How come? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey thinks he knows.

    May 08, 2008
  • If you are thinking about retiring in December or January be advised that this year the calendar has created a perfect storm. To be able to navigate it check Senior Correspondent Mike Causey\'s column today.

    May 07, 2008

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