4:33 pm, January 31, 2015

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 with your questions, or you can also dial 712-432-5393 to listen live from any phone. Send Mike an email with your questions and comments.

Answers to your open season questions

Host Mike Causey is joined by Walton Francis, editor of the Washington Consumers Checkbook Guide to Federal Health Plans. They will talk about what to look for when choosing a health care plan.
November 30, 2011

Wednesday - 11/30/2011, 09:45pm EST

FEHBP best buys, feds' future after supercommittee

Health insurance expert Walton Francis joins host Mike Causey on today's program. He will help you navigate the "best buys" for singles, couples, large families, retirees with and without Medicare, and people who are taking risks by using their private sector spouses health plan.

Wednesday - 11/23/2011, 11:39pm EST

FEHBP open season

Host Mike Causey is joined by Walton Francis, author of "The Checkbook Guide to Health Plans," to talk about what's the best health plan for you and your family.
November 16, 2011

Wednesday - 11/16/2011, 08:48pm EST

Open season, Medicare part B, and job cuts

Host Mike Causey will talk about the big issues facing federal employees with NARFE's David Snell and Federal Times staff writer Stephen Losey.
November 9, 2011

Wednesday - 11/09/2011, 09:50pm EST

Health plan choices, retirement prep checklist

Mike welcomes Steve Losey of the Federal Times and benefits expert John Elliott.

Wednesday - 11/02/2011, 01:45pm EDT

Long term care and an update on the congressional supercommittee

Host Mike Causey is joined by Paul Forte and Beth O'Brien of Long Term Care Partners, and Federal Times reporter Stephen Losey.
October 26, 2011

Wednesday - 10/26/2011, 10:54pm EDT

Supercommittee recs, Postal Service's future

Host Mike Causey will discuss the big issues facing feds with Federal News Radio's Francis Rose, Federal Times editor Steve Watkins and senior reporter Sean Reilly.
October 19, 2011

Wednesday - 10/19/2011, 09:19pm EDT

Civil service reform, COLAs and Medicare Part B

Host Mike Causey is joined by Federal Times editor Steve Watkins, and NARFE retired benefits director David Snell.
October 12, 2011

Wednesday - 10/12/2011, 09:44pm EDT

Foreign Service braces for budget cuts, the likelihood of USPS health plan proposal

Mike welcomes Susan Johnson of the American Foreign Service Association and Steve Losey and Sean Reilly of the Federal Times.
October 5, 2011

Wednesday - 10/05/2011, 04:27pm EDT

Behind feds' health premium changes

Host Mike Causey is joined by Steve Bauer, executive director of the Federal Employees Education and Assistance Fund, and Federal Times editor Steve Losey.
September 28, 2011

Wednesday - 09/28/2011, 07:49pm EDT

What's next for the U.S. Postal Service?

Federal Times Editor Steve Watkins and senior writer Sean Reilly will talk about the future of the U.S. postal service, and NARFE legislative director Daniel Adcock will discuss the changes that Congress wants to make to your retirement benefits.
September 21, 2011

Wednesday - 09/21/2011, 10:12pm EDT

Feds' $60B sacrifice might not be enough

Jessica Klement, chief lobbyist for the Federal Managers Association and Federal Times senior writer Steve Losey join host Mike Causey on today's program.
September 14, 2011

Wednesday - 09/14/2011, 09:26pm EDT

Your TSP and USPS cuts

Tom Trabucco from the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board joins us to discsuss everything TSP. Plus, Sean Reilly from the Federal Times gives us the latest on cuts coming to the U.S. Postal Service.
August 31, 2011

Wednesday - 08/31/2011, 01:17pm EDT

Analysis: Despite market drop, stick to TSP asset allocation

Host Mike Causey will talk about TSP investments with CBS MarketWatch columnist Alan Roth. He will also discuss the status of federal buyouts with Federal Times editor Steve Losey, and senior reporter Sean Reilly.
August 2, 2011

Wednesday - 08/24/2011, 06:45pm EDT

Will super committee recs hit feds' pocketbooks?

Federal Times senior writers Steve Losey and Sean Reilly look at the laundry list of hits feds and retirees may be asked to take and what it would mean to your time in government, your pay and your pension.

Wednesday - 08/17/2011, 01:22pm EDT

What's next for FAA, USPA and AFSA feds

Host Mike Causey is joined by Daniel Hirsch, State vice president of the American Foreign Service Association. Steve Losey and Sean Reilly from the Federal Times also join the show.

Wednesday - 08/03/2011, 12:00pm EDT

FAA furloughs overshadowed by debt ceiling

"There's not a whole lot of talk about this, because it's just overcome by the whole debt ceiling crisis," says Mike MacDonald, regional vice president of the National Air Traffic Controllers Association.
July 27, 2011

Wednesday - 07/27/2011, 11:46am EDT

Federal worker, retiree orgs 'haven't heard a thing' on debt limit

Bruce Moyer, spokesman for the Federal-Postal Coalition, joined Your Turn with Mike Causey to discuss the group's efforts to learn information about what a government default would mean for federal employees. The coalition, made up of scores of federal groups, sent a letter to administration officials last week seeking information about a possible shutdown, federal furloughs and the impact of a default on the assets of the G Fund of the Federal Employees' Retirement System.

Wednesday - 07/20/2011, 01:51pm EDT

Analysis: Lower COLA formula ignores soaring health care

The Obama administration and lawmakers from both political parties are warming to a lower cost-of-living adjustment formula for retirees' annuity in budget talks as the government nears the Aug. 2 deadline to increase the debt limit.

Wednesday - 07/13/2011, 01:10pm EDT

Capuano and Reyes lead Mets over Athletics 4-1

Chris Capuano put aside any hint of pain and then really cramped Oakland's style.

Thursday - 06/23/2011, 07:47pm EDT
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