Your Turn

  • When is your best date(s) to retire?

    What are your best date(s) to retire? Federal benefits expert Tammy Flanagan will answer that question when she joins host Mike Causey on Your Turn. February 17, 2016

  • Self-plus-one: Should you try it?

    Walton Francis, editor of the Consumers’ Checkbook Guide to Federal Health Plans, will answer your questions about the news self-plus-one health care option. February 10, 2016

  • What’s on your retirement planning checklist?

    What should you consider when putting together a retirement planning checklist? Find out when retirement planner John Grobe joins host Mike Causey on this week’s “Your Turn” radio show. January 27, 2016

  • The bear market & your TSP account

    Certified financial planner Arthur Stein joins host Mike Causey to discuss how the bear market is impacting your TSP account. Stein will go over the options that you have to protect your retirement nest egg. January 20, 2016

  • Congress, OPM cyber breach and more

    Katie Maddocks, deputy director of Government Affairs at the Federal Managers Association, joins host Mike Causey to discuss the Wounded Warrior project, the OPM data breach, and more. January 13, 2016

  • Advance planning is the key to retirement gold

    When or if you make it to retirement, a little advance planning could be worth its weight in gold. Federal benefits expert Tammy Flanagan joins host Mike Causey to discuss what you should be doing now to guarantee the best deal in retirement. January 6, 2016

  • Is the new self-plus-one option right for you?

    David Snell, director of retirement benefits at NARFE, joins host Mike Causey to discuss the new self-plus-one health care option for federal employees, and the backlog in processing retirement applications. December 16, 2015

  • Open Season clock is ticking down …

    This week on “Your Turn”, federal heath benefits expert Walt Francis joins host Mike Causey to answer your questions about FEHBP open season, which ends Dec. 14.

  • Walton Francis: ‘Choose wisely’ during Open Season

    Open Season is coming to a close and if you haven’t already made a decision on your federal health insurance, there’s no time like the present, says federal benefits expert Walton Francis.

  • Open season with Walton Francis

    Federal benefits expert Walton Francis, author of the Checkbook Guide to Health Plans for Federal Employees, joins host Mike Causey to answer your questions and emails about FEHBP open season. December 2, 2015

  • Mid-Open Season reminders

    Open Season closes in two weeks. Here are a few reminders and handy links to help you navigate the next 14 days.

  • Are you in the wrong health plan?

    David Snell, director of retirement benefits at NARFE, joins host Mike Causey to go through the pros and cons of different health plans are available for both retirees and working feds. November 24, 2015

  • Walton Francis: Open Season doesn’t have to be overwhelming

    Walton Francis, expert and adviser on federal health insurance joined Federal News Radio Senior Correspondent Mike Causey for an online chat about navigating FEHBP’s increases and plan eliminations for 2016.

  • Q&A with benefits expert Walton Francis

    Federal benefits expert Walton Francis, author of the Checkbook Guide to Health Plans for Federal Employees, joins host Mike Causey to answer your questions about health savings accounts and health plan options available to federal and postal workers. November 18, 2015

  • Answers to your questions about FEHBP open season

    Federal benefits expert Walton Francis, author of the Checkbook Guide to Health Plans for Federal Employees, joins host Mike Causey to answer your questions and emails about FEHBP open season. November 11, 2015