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Iced: TSP drops slightly as pay freeze looms

TSP returns were down last month. Pay freeze talk heats up. Certified Financial Planner Arthur Stein offers some advice.

Friday - 12/03/2010, 10:31am EST
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TSP sees slight drop in November

The November numbers for your TSP are out.

Thursday - 12/02/2010, 04:15pm EST

Open Season crunch time: One week to go

Hosts Bob Leins and John Elliott welcome back Walton Francis, Editor, Checkbook Guide to the Health Plans for Federal Employees to discuss health plan cost changes this open season.
December 6, 2010

Thursday - 12/02/2010, 01:30pm EST
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Open Season: What Plan Will You Choose?

Walt Francis, editor of Checkbook's Guide to Health Plans for Federal Employees, joins FEDtalk to discuss the major changes for federal employees to their FEHBP health, vision and dental plans.
December 3, 2010

Thursday - 12/02/2010, 01:18pm EST
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Pay Freeze vs. Higher FEHBP Premiums

Next year you'll be asked to pay 2011 health premiums using your frozen 2010 pay check. That will mean an actual drop in income unless, as Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says, you pick up a bargain health plan between now and December 13.

Thursday - 12/02/2010, 04:00am EST

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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Discussion: Open Season tips and traps

Anchor Amy Morris and Senior Correspondent Mike Causey welcome Colleen Murphy and Walton Francis for a Federal News Radio Discussion on the FEHBP Open Season.

Tuesday - 11/30/2010, 11:00am EST
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Long-term tips for your Thrift Savings Plan

Tom Trabucco, director of external affairs at the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board, joins the DorobekINSIDER.

Monday - 11/29/2010, 04:11pm EST
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Tax credits now mean big savings later

It's not too late, yet, to earn tax credits! We get details from Ed Zurndorfer.

Monday - 11/29/2010, 10:31am EST
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Causey: Telework's potential pitfalls

Tuesday - 11/23/2010, 05:51pm EST
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SAMBA discusses open season options

Our discussion on open season continues with Walt Wilson and Pam Cummings from SAMBA Federal Employee Benefit Association.
November 29, 2010

Tuesday - 11/23/2010, 03:51pm EST
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Aetna discusses open season options

Tom Bernatavitz, head of Federal Plans for Aetna, joins hosts Tammy Flanagan and Bob Leins to discuss Aetna's health benefit plans for federal employees.
November 22, 2010

Friday - 11/19/2010, 01:24pm EST
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Downsizing Your Health Care Tab

There are lots of ways you can reduce your medical tab next year, says Senior Correspondent Mike Causey, including checking out some FEHBP plans you may never have heard of.

Friday - 11/19/2010, 04:00am EST

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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Single Family FEHBP Best Buys

If you are looking only at premiums during the current health insurance hunting season you are missing a big part of the story, according to Senior Correspondent Mike Causey. Today we look at overall best buys for federal workers and retirees.

Wednesday - 11/17/2010, 04:00am EST

Investors make slight shifts to higher-risk TSP funds

Tom Trabucco joined the DorobekINSIDER to discuss the agenda and decisions of FTIB's Monday board meeting.

Tuesday - 11/16/2010, 04:43pm EST
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Federal pay raises up in the air

Raise or no raise? The Senate Appropriations Committee last summer approved a 1.4 percent pay raise for federal workers. This is now up in the air as the lame duck Congress sits down.

Tuesday - 11/16/2010, 07:11am EST

Federal pay raises up in the air

Raise or no raise? The Senate Appropriations Committee last summer approved a 1.4 percent pay raise for federal workers. This is now up in the air as the lame duck Congress sits down.

Tuesday - 11/16/2010, 06:48am EST

Your Future: Omnibus or Ominous?

The shattered lame duck session of the 111th Congress has limped back in town with lots of homework to complete in a short time. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says it includes the federal pay raise (if any), job security issues, $250 payments for retirees and a new TSP perk.

Tuesday - 11/16/2010, 04:00am EST

Kaiser Permanente discusses Open Season options

John Patrick, Director of Sales and Account Management for FEHB, and Jeff Goldman, Executive Director of Government Programs for Kaiser Permanente join For Your Benefit for a discussion on Open Season.
November 15, 2010

Friday - 11/12/2010, 04:34pm EST
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