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When will the government's long-awaited phased retirement program begin? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says it's likely to be approved and announced before the end of Donald Trump's first term as president.
Jump-start your retirement income-building by listening to benefits expert Tammy Flanagan - this week's guest on Your Turn with host Mike Causey.
Phased retirement seemed like such a simple idea. But, it's like the federal government got hung up on the "Stupid" part of the K.I.S.S. — Keep It Simple, Stupid — approach to implementing it, says Senior Correspondent Mike Causey.
Jennifer Mattingley, director of government affairs with Shaw Bransford and Roth, will discuss the federal pay raise, changes to the retirees cost of living program and other issues affected feds, and Federal Times Senior Writer Andy Medici will talk about phased retirement and possible changes in defense per diem rates. March 4, 2015
The waiting game continues for agencies to implement their own guidance and put phased retirement into practice. An OPM spokesman told Federal News Radio it hasn't received any applications for phased retirement so far, and it has no reports on agencies implementing the program.
Julie Perkins, partner at Shaw Bransford and Roth will answer your questions about phased retirement, and Federal Times Senior Writer Andy Medici will give us an update on a new round of legislation that affects federal workers. January 28, 2015
Agencies are dragging their feet in implementing phased retirement. When they do, how will that affect you? asks Senior Correspondent Mike Causey.
Good news is on the horizon for federal employees that plan to retire in 2015. The Office of Personnel Management's processing times for retirement claims are accelerating, and the agency will try for the fifth time to digitize the process. Tammy Flanagan is Senior Benefits Director for the National Institute for Transition Planning. On In Depth with Francis Rose, she shared her Top 3 for 2015. She told Federal News Radio's Sean McCalley the faster processing times will most help people retiring early in the year.
Debra Roth hosts a roundtable discussion of the "hot" federal workforce topics in 2014, and what will be the big issues in 2015. December 19, 2014
Host Mike Causey discusses the new phased retirement option with NITP Senior Benefits Director Tammy Flanagan. September 24, 2014 (This show originally aired Sept. 10, 2014.)
Host Mike Causey discusses the new phased retirement option with NITP Senior Benefits Director Tammy Flanagan. September 10, 2014
Federal News Radio experts answer your questions on phased retirement.
For today's column, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey suggests you check on your nest egg, get your affairs in order and pack some extra sunblock.
Do you dive headfirst into cold water? Maybe you prefer to ease into it. If so, you might feel the same way about retirement. For those "easing in" kind of feds, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey suggests you consider phased retirement.