Amelia Brust/Federal News Network

A 38-year retirement: Can you handle it?

Planning for retirement isn’t rocket science, but in some ways it is more challenging because ultimately you’ll be riding that rocket however long it takes.

Read more

Are TSP investors — especially retirees — playing it too safe with G fund investments?

Read more
(AP Photo/Jon Elswick)FILE - This Feb. 2, 2015, file photo, depicts a part of a U.S. $100 bill. A new government report estimates that government will be paying nearly half the nation’s health care tab within 10 years. That’s even without “Medicare-for-all,” the government-run plan for all Americans that some Democratic presidential contenders are calling for. Driving the increase is traditional Medicare, experiencing a surge in enrollment as aging baby boomers shift out of private coverage. The report comes from nonpartisan experts with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. (AP Photo/Jon Elswick, File)

Is your health plan a Cadillac or a Chevy?

One of the best things about being a current or retired fed is the Federal Employee Health Benefits Program. And you can maximize the benefit by putting…

Read more
Long-term care insurance information, form and stethoscope.

Looking for the ultimate gift? Hint: It is NOT a puppy!

Long Term Care insurance isn’t not a fun subject, but one that could save your family lots of grief and money in the future. One of those subjects where…

Read more
Stethoscope wrapped around hundred dollar bills

Does your health plan pass the BS test?

Walton Francis on what you should be looking for, and what to avoid, while navigating the open season. It could mean a lot. Take the advice and then do some shopping.

Read more

Sign up for breaking news alerts

Your Turn

Wednesdays at 10 a.m.

Learn about 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. Dial 605-562-0264 to listen live from any phone. Follow Mike on Twitter and send him an email with your questions and comments. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts or Podcast One.