Your Turn

  • When to retire and other pearls of retirement wisdom

    Tammy Flanagan, senior benefits director at the National Institute of Transition Planning, answers your questions about transitioning into retirement.

  • The ins and outs of Social Security

    Federal benefits expert Tammy Flanagan joins host Mike Causey to discuss Social Security for active and retired feds, and the different ages when people become eligible for full benefits. June 22, 2016

  • The NDAA, buyouts and more

    Greg Stanford with the Federal Managers Association will discuss the National Defense Authorization Act, proposed changes in Vets Preference rules and possible buyouts for some federal employees. June 15, 2016

  • Are you a ‘millionaire fed’?

    Should you set up a trust to manage your assets? Estate planner Tom O’Rourke says yes and he explains why when he joins host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn. June 8, 2016

  • Is the Roth TSP right for you?

    Financial planner Arthur Stein is this week’s guest on Your Turn. He will discuss the differences between a regular TSP account and a Roth TSP, and which one is right for you. June 1, 2016

  • Life after retirement

    When is the best time for you to retire from the federal government? Find out on this week’s Your Turn when retired Foreign Service officer Dean Haas joins host Mike Causey to discuss what to do while in the planning stage. May 18, 2016

  • The downside of cheaper Forever stamps

    Is there a downside to the less expensive Forever stamp? Find out this week on Your Turn when host Mike Causey discusses the issue with Katie Maddocks and Bruce Moyer from the National Association of Postal Supervisors. Maddocks and Moyer will explain how dropping the price of Forever stamps from 49 cents to 47 cents will affect businesses, employees and you. May 4, 2016

  • Pros and cons of the TSP lifecycle funds

    Financial planner Arthur Stein joins host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn show to discuss the pros and cons of the TSP lifecycle funds, and whether your retirement is protected from another “bear” market. April 20, 2016

  • Are changes coming to the Pentagon and the VA?

    Federal News Radio reporters Scott Maucione and Nicole Ogrysko join host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn to discuss whether Congress will take action to change the personnel systems at the Pentagon and the VA. April 13, 2016

  • It’s tax time! What should you do?

    Bob Leins, host of Federal News Radio’s For Your Benefit show, joins host Mike Causey to discuss what you should be doing for this tax filing season. April 6, 2016

  • Transit benefits & the GOP budget

    Federal News Radio reporters Meredith Somers and Nicole Ogrysko join host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn to discuss changes in commuter benefits and how the 2017 GOP budget proposal would affect feds. March 30, 2016

  • How to avoid the 7 Deadly Sins of Investing

    Financial writer Allan Roth joins Senior Correspondent Mike Causey on Your Turn to discuss some best practices for investing in the TSP.

  • What’s ahead for senior executives in the federal government?

    Senior Executives Association interim president Jason Briefel joins host Mike Causey to talk about issues affecting senior executives in the federal government, and Katie Maddocks with the Federal Managers Association will talk about some pending legislation on Capitol Hill and how it could affect feds. March 16, 2016

  • Investment strategies for feds

    On this week’s Your Turn, financial analyst Bob Lang will discuss investment options for federal workers and Katie Maddocks with the Federal Managers Association will talk about some pending legislation on Capitol Hill and how it could affect feds. March 9, 2016

  • The differences between estate and retirement planning

    Do you know the difference between retirement planning and estate planning? Washington estate planner Tom O’Rourke will explain it when he joins host Mike Causey on Your Turn. March 2, 2016