Voluntary Contributions

  • (1) Voluntary Contribution Program (2) Backdoor Roth

    Host Bob Leins welcomes Tammy Flanagan, Senior Benefits Director at NITP, to talk about the Voluntary Contributions Program (VCP).

  • A look ahead

    Co-hosts Bob Leins and Tammy Flanagan talk about the state of the federal workforce and legislation under consideration in Congress that could affect federal employment. July 7, 2014

  • Divorce, federal style

    Why is it that some federal workers will never retire? They plan to work till they drop, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says. Is it love of the job, patriotism, friends at work or is it the ex-spouse lurking out there?…

  • Fed haven for mad money

    If you have a stash of cash and you want to park it in one of the safest, most generous places around, where do you go? Tip: It isn’t the Thrift Savings Plan, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says.

  • Are You One of the Lucky 20%?

    Are you a member of the government’s 20 percent club? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says it offers a fabulous, super-safe and little known savings investment deal that is backed by the U. S. Treasury and only open to a select group of federal and postal workers.

  • CSRS feds enjoy unique benefits

    You may be eligible for one of the best super-safe investment options around. It’s called the Voluntary Contributions program and it is available only to federal and postal workers who are under the old Civil Service Retirement System, or the CSRS Offset retirement program. Details from Certified financial planner Arthur Stein.

  • Super Investment for Office Elders

    Being the oldest person in the office isn’t much fun. Often it means being out of the loop on just about everything, but when it comes to a super-safe investment option, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says that senior civil servants rule.

  • A Very Special Investment Option

    If you are under the old Civil Service Retirement System have we got a deal for you! Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says there’s the equivalent of a government-backed certificate of deposit that is paying 3.875 percent.