retirement tsunami

  • Average January retirement surge falls short of alarmist predictions

    The latest data released by the Office of Personnel Management shows that in 2017, 15,317 federal employees filed to retire in January, historically the month when the most feds file for retirement. But that number, while large, is about 100 fewer than 2016, and falls short of 2015’s numbers by more than 3,300.

  • Feds on the fence about retirement plans following election

    Retirement-eligible federal employees are largely split over whether the upcoming presidential transition will impact their decisions to retire. An exclusive Federal News Radio survey found roughly 35 percent of respondents say the transition won’t play a role in their decisions, but 18 percent say they’re not sure.

  • Will the upcoming presidential transition impact your decision to retire?

    Federal News Radio wants to hear from you about your retirement plans — and whether the upcoming presidential transition will impact your decision to stay or leave your agency.

  • Agency leadership, job satisfaction matter in feds’ decisions to retire

    A new study reviews federal personnel data for employees over age 50, along with feedback from the Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey, to determine what other factors — besides employees’ ages — might affect their decisions to retire from the civil service.

  • The top ten government stories of 2015

    Michael Keating, senior editor of American City and County, joins host Mark Amtower to talk about the ten the retirement tsunami, cooperative purchasing best practices and other big stories in 2015. March 28, 2016

  • 2014: The year you get that promotion?

    Is 2014 shaping up to be the year you get your first promotion in a long time? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says you should check out what could be a retirement surge in February.

  • Park Service tackles employee training and development

    Like many agencies, National Park Service is facing many challenges during tight budgetary times. Chief among NPS’ challenges is how to train its next generation of leaders.

  • Are happy days here again for the TSP?

    Financial planner Arthur Stein, will answer your questions about the Thrift Savings Plan, and give advice on what you should be doing with your TSP accounts. January 9, 2013

  • New Year’s retirement tsunami headed our way?

    What’s your worst nightmare? How about Dracula, Frankenstein and Nick Nolte appearing in your bedroom? Or is it the long-predicted retirement tsunami? Because maybe, after 13 years of building up, it’s on its way, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says.

  • Frankenstein, Dracula, Nick Nolte at the gates

    What’s your worst nightmare? How about Dracula, Frankenstein and Nick Nolte appearing in your bedroom? Or is it the long-predicted retirement tsunami? Because maybe, after 13 years of building up, it’s on its way, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says.