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Your Turn with Mike Causey

Wednesdays, 10:00 a.m.

Federal News Radio Senior Correspondent Mike Causey discusses everything from pay, benefits and retirement, to buyouts, COLAs and pay freezes. Call the show live Wednesdays from 10-11 a.m. at (202) 465-3080. Or, send Mike an email with your questions and comments.

How feds help feds survive the worst

The Federal Employees Education and Assistance fund survives on the kindness of federal employees to help federal employees survive disasters from furloughs to floods. We talk with Executive Director Steve Bauer. We also get an update on the latest furlough developments from Federal Times editor, Steve Watkins.

Wednesday - 03/16/2011, 12:00pm EDT
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USPS to reduce workforce by up to 30,000 in 2011

The U.S. Postal Service could reduce its workforce by up to 30,000 employees this year. Up to 7,500 of those positions would be eliminated as part of a redesign that USPS will announce March 25, an agency spokeswoman said.

Wednesday - 03/09/2011, 12:59pm EST
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Shutdown averted...or not?

This week's show focuses on the continuing possibility of a government shutdown. Guests include Steve Watkins and Sean Reilly from the Federal Times and AFGE's Witold Skwierczynski.
March 2, 2011

Wednesday - 03/02/2011, 11:33am EST
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Is there an anti-fed movement in Congress?

Jessica Klement of the Federal Managers Association joins the show to discuss the feeling about feds in Congress. Plus, Federal Times' Steve Watkins and Steve Losey talk about what a government shutdown could look like this time around.
February 23, 2011

Wednesday - 02/23/2011, 11:29am EST
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The budget, new and old, and your agency

On this week's show, host Mike Causey talks with NTEU president Colleen Kelley and Federal Times' Steve Watkins about different budget plans being considered and how they might hit you, or your agency, in the wallet.

Wednesday - 02/16/2011, 12:00pm EST
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Fundings and freezes

On this week's show, host Mike Causey talks with the Federal Times about fast-changing federal issues including the continuing resolution, the FY 2012 budget and the pay freeze proposals on the Hill.
February 9, 2011

Wednesday - 02/09/2011, 12:00pm EST
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Protecting feds' pay and beefing up telework

On this week's show, host Mike Causey talks with the Federal Times about some of the big topics affecting feds today including federal pay and telework issues.
February 2, 2011

Wednesday - 02/02/2011, 11:39am EST
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Federal freeze to send SES running?

Feds have many questions about what Congress and President Barack Obama have in store for them in the years ahead. Federal Times experts Steve Watkins and Sean Reilly, and Carol Bonosaro, Senior Executive Association President, join Mike Causey to discuss these issues.

Wednesday - 01/26/2011, 05:45pm EST
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TRICARE, unions, and the SSA

It's a smorgasbord of topics on this week's Your Turn. From TRICARE changes to the White House's relationship with unions and SSA's contract issues, Mike Causey and his guests will discuss all of these issues.
January 19, 2011

Wednesday - 01/19/2011, 03:19pm EST
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What will happen to feds in 2011?

This week's show is all about you - the federal employee. What other changes may be in store for feds in 2011 in the wake of the federal pay freeze and the change in Congress?
January 12, 2011

Wednesday - 01/12/2011, 11:48am EST
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TSP options could expand in 2011

The Thrift Savings Plan, the federal government's 401k plan, is heralded by many experts as the best out there. Your Turn host Mike Causey discusses what's ahead for the TSP in 2011 with Tom Trabucco, director of external affairs for the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board, which runs the TSP.
January 5, 2011

Tuesday - 01/04/2011, 05:11pm EST
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L-fund risks and rewards

Host Mike Causey talks with financial planner Jerry Cannizzaro about the pros and cons of the L-funds. Plus, benefits strategist John Elliott joins him to discuss your financial rights, benefits and options when you die. (This is an encore presentation.)
December 22, 2010 and December 29, 2010

Tuesday - 12/21/2010, 01:59pm EST
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How the Voluntary Contribution Program works

Federal benefits expert Tammy Flanagan joins host Mike Causey with details on the Voluntary Contribution Program. They'll discuss how it works, who can join it, and how it would work with a Roth option.
December 15, 2010 (Encore Presentation)

Tuesday - 12/14/2010, 03:58pm EST
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How to find open season resources fast

Open Season 2010 is quickly coming to a close. December 13 is the last day for feds to make changes to their health care plans. David Snell from the National Active & Retired Federal Employees group joins us to talk about the best health plan deals for feds and retirees.
December 8, 2010

Tuesday - 12/07/2010, 04:08pm EST
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How to pay for 2011 premiums on a frozen salary

The proposed federal pay freeze has left feds with a lot of questions. We get an update from Jessica Klement with the Federal Managers Association. Walton Francis also joins us for a look at the best health plans for you this open season.
December 1, 2010

Tuesday - 11/30/2010, 05:49pm EST
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Open season: What you need to know about family plans

What are the best family plans? What's a consumer driven plan? Our open season coverage continues this week with more from expert Walton Francis.
November 17, 2010 (Encore presentation November 24, 2010)

Wednesday - 11/17/2010, 11:34am EST
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Open Season starting points from the pros

Federal News Radio continues its coverage of open season by speaking with Walton Francis, editor of the Checkbook Guide to Health Plans for Federal Employees.
November 10, 2010

Tuesday - 11/09/2010, 04:42pm EST
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Analysis: How the new political alignment will impact feds

Will the big changes in Congress mean big changes for federal employees? Bill Bransford, general counsel for the Senior Executives Association, joins Mike Causey for this week's Your Turn.
November 3, 2010

Wednesday - 11/03/2010, 12:05pm EDT
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A one-shot $250 check for retired feds?

Will retirees get a one-time $250 check? On this week's Your Turn host Mike Causey talks with Dan Adcock and David Snell from National Active and Retired Federal Employees about the upcoming lame duck session of Congress.
October 27, 2010

Tuesday - 10/26/2010, 04:29pm EDT
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Is a Roth IRA right for you?

Are you considering a Roth IRA? How do you know if it's the right option for you? Bob Leins of the National Institute of Transition Planning joins Mike Causey on this week's Your Turn. John Montague of WAEPA will also join the show to explain why some life insurance plans may be better than FEGLI for some federal workers.
October 20, 2010

Wednesday - 10/20/2010, 11:33am EDT
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