Your Turn

YOUR TURN

  • The new, improved TSP: What does it mean for you?

    The Federal Government’s in-house 401(k) plan — the TSP — is changing. How will it affect you? Find out when financial Arthur Stein joins host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn radio show. December 13, 2017

  • Medicare Part B: Do you need it?

    Do you need Medicare Part B? Can you afford it? Are there any alternatives? Walton Francis, editor of Consumers’ Checkbook Guide to Health Plans for Federal Employees, will answer those questions when he joins host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn. December 6, 2017

  • Is it time to change your health plan?

    Most federal workers rarely change their health plans. Is that a mistake? Find out when Walton Francis, author of the Checkbook Guide to Health Plans for Federal Employees joins host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn. November 29, 2017

  • 20-minute health plan planner

    Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says you could save a lot of money next year on health insurance if you plan ahead

  • Switching partners? How about switching health plans?

    Every year Uncle Sam holds an open season, when federal workers, retirees and their survivors can update, enroll in or change their benefits package.

  • Is it time to update your health care plan?

    It’s open season which means federal workers, retirees and their survivors are updating, enrolling in or changing their benefits package. How can you get the best coverage at the lowest premium? Find out when Walton Francis, author of the Consumer’s Checkbook Guide to Health Plans for Federal Employees. joins host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn. November 22, 2017

  • 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.

  • Pros & cons of ‘blended retirement system’

    The armed forces will be implementing the blended retirement system in January. So what does that mean if you are already in the service? What are the benefits of switching to the new system? Find out when Michael Meese, chief operating officer of AAFMAA, joins host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn. November 8, 2017

  • Estate planning: Where do you start?

    Are you worth a lot more than you think? Do you have an estate plan? If not, how do you set one up? Find out this week when Washington attorney Tom O’Rourke joins host Mike Causey on Your Turn. October 25, 2017

  • Are changes coming to your retirement plan?

    Are you one of the many federal workers who are afraid that Congress will change retirement rules? Tune in this week when Federal News Radio Senior Reporter Nicole Ogrysko joins host Mike Causey to talk about some of the proposals pending on Capitol Hill. October 18, 2017

  • Tips for protecting your retirement nest egg

    Are you concerned about how a long-over due stock market correction would affect your TSP accounts? Tune in to this week’s Your Turn when financial planner Arthur Stein explains what you can do to protect your retirement nest egg. October 11, 2017

  • 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