Are there states where retirees can get tax breaks and enjoy a better standard of living? Short answer: Yes.
In today's Federal Newscast, legislation in both the House and Senate aims to guarantee every senior a Social Security cost of living adjustment with an annual floor of no less than 3%.
Benefits expert Tammy Flanagan, will be Mike Causey's guest today on Your Turn, airing 10 a.m. EDT, streaming on www.federalnewsnetwork.com or on 1500 AM in the Washington, D.C., area.
Retirement expert John Grobe, himself a former fed, said the length and uncertainty of the recent shutdown has a lot more people thinking about retirement, or just leaving government for greener pastures.
Federal retirement planning expert Tammy Flanagan joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin for some of the important questions that need asking before making the decision to retire.
If Uncle Sam kept a list of endangered workers, folks under the old Civil Service Retirement System would be at the top. Less than six of every 100 workers still on the payroll are under the system that was phased out in the mid 1980s.
In today's Federal Newscast, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of a federal retiree who says the state of West Virginia unfairly taxed his annuity income.
True or false? Work beyond age 70 and you no longer have to pay FICA or Social Security taxes.
President Donald Trump's pick to run the Social Security Administration says he'll take a top-to-bottom look at the agency's five-year IT modernization plan, and will reexamine its growing disability backlog.
In its 2019 spending proposal, the House Budget Committee wants federal employees to contribute more toward a defined benefit retirement plan, while ending the Social Security supplement for those who retire before age 62.
The 150-member Republican Study Committee has listed its budget priorities for 2019, calling for eliminating all automatic pay raises for federal workers, and increasing their contributions to their own retirement. The conservative group's also wants to make it easier for federal employees to be fired.
Federal retirement expert Tammy Flanagan joins Federal Drive with Tom Temin to shine some light on more recent retirement statistics.
If you were job-hunting, would you apply to a place where the CEOs regularly froze your pay and the board of directors had its eye on your pension plan? Sound familiar?
The Office of Personnel Management has reported a backlog of unprocessed federal employees' retirement claims that is significantly higher than it was a year ago, just before it expects to receive a spike in new cases in 2018.