Fed Life

Regular, actionable information on the management of the careers and financial lives of federal employees. Federal Drive Host Tom Temin and Workforce Reporter Drew Friedman speak with investment advisors, health plan experts and other experts on the federal workforce, their pay and their benefits.


Latest Podcasts / Episodes

  • By nearly all measures, 2022 was a terrible year for the average investor. Inflation and a host of badly-received public policies sent both stock and bond markets in bear territory. All of the Thrift Savings…
    January 27, 2023
  • In today’s episode, I got the low-down on pension policies for the spouses of members of the military reserve from the managing partner of the Tully Rinckey law firm, Tony Kuhn. Plus, the Office of…
    January 18, 2023
  • In today’s episode, we hear from financial consultant Abe Grungold. The retired 38-year federal employee says users are still having issues with the new interface to the Thrift Savings Plan, which launched last June. And…
    January 11, 2023