retirement

  • Federal law enforcement group sues OPM over retirement changes

    A federal law enforcement group is challenging a change OPM made three years ago to how it apportions retirement annuities impacted by divorce settlements.

  • Financial Planning for Feds

    In the wake of the partial government shutdown, financial planning has been on the minds of federal employees everywhere. Tune in to FEDtalk this Friday at 11 am EST for a discussion on financial planning pre- and post-retirement.

  • ‘Nearly all’ State Dept. SES, senior Foreign Service members eligible to retire in next 10 years

    Within the next decade “nearly all” of the current senior Foreign Service members will be eligible to retire, as will 80 percent of the current Civil Service’s SES, according to the agency’s five-year Workforce and Leadership Succession Plan.

  • Best dates to retire

    Host Bob Leins, CPA welcomes Tammy Flanagan, Senior Benefits Director at NITP, and Mike Causey of Federal News Radio, to talk about the best dates to retire.

  • Shutdown game of chicken: What’s in a word?

    Could the likelihood of a government shutdown or a coast-to-coast barrier depend on what we the U.S. decide to call it? Some so-called Washington experts think it might work.

  • Federal Open Season – with Kaiser Permanente

    Host Bob Leins, CPA® and co-host Tammy Flanagan, Senior Benefits Director at NITP, as they welcome guests Gavin Toner, Jennifer Williams, and Dr. Bruce Wollman from Kaiser Permanente.

  • Stock market heading south? Nervous TSP investors want answers

    Few people alive today remember the Great Depression, but millions of nervous investors, some in the civil service, wonder how much longer this record bull market can last.

  • IRS increases amount TSP participants can contribute in 2019

    In today’s Federal Newscast, the IRS changed the annual contribution limit for 401(k) style retirement plans and the Thrift Savings Plan for 2019.

  • Tech to help people age in place

    Debra Berlyn, executive director, Project GOAL, discusses the ways new technology will enable consumers to stay in their homes as they age.

  • TSP investing tips: Wisdom of the crowd

    When it comes to investment strategies, many Thrift Savings Plan participants have a plan. But one Causey reader needs your help.