Open season with Walton Francis

Do you need to get Medicare Part B? What are the advantages of an HMO? What’s the difference between a self only plan, a self-plus-one plan and a family plan? Walton Francis, author of the Checkbook Guide to Health Plans for Federal Employees, will answer those questions and more when he joins host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn.

YOUR TURN

  • Buyouts: What, if anything is likely to happen?

    Will the U.S. Senate raise the value of all federal buyouts? Find out this week when Greg Stanford, legislative director of the Federal Managers Association, joins host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn. October 4, 2017

  • Is there a buyout in your future?

    The odds of you getting a $20,000-$40,000 buyout are slim so what can you do to build your retirement nest egg? Find out when federal benefits expert Tammy Flanagan joins host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn. September 27, 2017

  • Are retirement changes coming in 2017/18?

    Congress and the White House are considering several proposals to slim down or eliminate portions of the federal retirement program. Will they pass and if so, how will they affect you? Find out when NARFE Legislative Director Jessica Klement joins host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn. September 20, 2017

  • Congress is back! What does that mean for you?

    Congress is considering a several proposals to reform federal retirement system. If passed, how would they impact retirees’ spending ability? Find out when Federal News Radio’s Nicole Ogrysko joins host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn. September 6, 2017

  • Is there a buyout (or a layoff) in your future?

    What should you do if you lose your job and don’t receive severance pay or a buyout? Find out when estate planner Tom O’Rourke joins host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn. August 30, 2017

  • How to protect your investments from inflation

    How long should your investments last during your retirement? Find out when financial planner Arthur Stein joins host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn. August 23, 2017

  • Index funds & the TSP: Follow the money

    The biggest gains federal worker and retiree investors have made in their Thrift Savings Plan accounts have come from the stock-indexed C, S and I funds. But what’s an index and what’s an index fund. And why do you need them in your portfolio? Check out the Your Turn with Mike Causey program featuring financial planner Arthur Stein.

  • Should you stick with TSP after you retire?

    Why do so many federal employees move out of TSP when they retire from the government? What should you do? Find out when benefits expert John Grobe joins host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn. August 9, 2017

  • What does the future hold for your TSP?

    This week on “Your Turn,” financial planner Arthur Stein tells feds and retirees what, if anything, they should be doing now with their Thrift Savings Plan accounts. August 2, 2017