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.
We reflect on events of 2014 and how they affected your federal employment/retirement and we look ahead to 2015.
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.)
AARP financial writer Allan Roth joins host Mike Causey to talk about the thrift savings plan and what you should think about when considering an investment. September 17, 2014