Retirement

  • Once you retire, you want to enjoy it. That means a long, healthy life. So, how do you not outlive your retirement funds? Advice from Certified Financial Planner Arthur Stein.

    December 17, 2010
  • Bryan Klopack, director of research at the Government Business Council, discussed a recent survey of federal managers by Government Executive on the impact of the impending pay freeze.

    December 16, 2010
  • Federal benefits expert Tammy Flanagan joins host Mike Causey with details on the Voluntary Contribution Program. They\'ll discuss how it works, who can join it, and how it would work with a Roth option. December 15, 2010 (Encore Presentation)

    December 14, 2010
  • If you’re retiring in the next five to 10 years but need to bulk up your nest egg, start thinking about these things now, the Wall Street Journal reports: Estimate how much you will need…

    December 07, 2010
  • December and January are good months to retire. You can get paid for maximum unused annual leave at a higher rate. But, says Senior Correspondent Mike Causey, be advised that you will need a stash of cash to tide you over until you start getting a full annuity check.

    November 18, 2010
  • The Department of Labor is teaching classes on retirement and health benefits at Howard University. Phyllis Borzi, assistant secretary of labor for the Employee Benefits Security Administration, tells Federal News Radio about the program and their hopes for recruiting.

    November 09, 2010
  • The Wall Street Journal reports that a study by Research Affiliates found that returns on stocks and bonds fall short of what big pension funds are expecting.

    October 28, 2010
  • Federal benefits expert Tammy Flanagan joins host Mike Causey with details on the Voluntary Contribution Program. They\'ll discuss how it works, who can join it, and how it would work with a Roth option. October 13, 2010

    October 12, 2010
  • Are you going to spend your first months in retirement traveling, playing or relaxing...or will you become obsessed with watching your bank balance? Mike Causey says that is what happens to a growing number of retirees.

    September 29, 2010
  • A bill by Sen. Thomas Carper (D-Del.) aims to save the Postal Service from mounting debt with the POST Act.

    September 24, 2010
  • When picking your retirement haven, do you want the advice of someone older who has shopped around or will you rely on a 29-year old bungee jumper? Today Senior Correspondent Mike Causey talks about favorites of been-there-done-that feds and retirees.

    August 30, 2010
  • The economy is rough out there for many Americans, and the numbers show that more TSP participants are taking advantage of loans and in-Service withdrawals when compared to previous years.

    August 23, 2010
  • How would you like to have 20 children in college at the same time? Could you handle it? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says that some very generous feds have been handling it very well for a long time

    August 18, 2010
  • Do you know how much money you\'re going to earn with your TSP account over the next 10, 20 or 30 years? Turns out, that\'s not really easy to calculate. Tom Trabucco of the TSP explains how to use online calculators correctly.

    August 17, 2010