• Long Term Planning and Supplemental Insurance Options for Feds

    FEDtalk Weighing the pros and cons of various insurance options can be difficult.  Tune into FEDtalk this Friday for a clear explanation of the long term planning and supplemental insurance options available to federal employees.…

  • Pair of bills would ensure federal workers don’t lose insurance during future shutdowns

    In today’s Federal Newscast, a bipartisan, bicameral group of lawmakers introduced two new bills to ensure federal employees don’t lose insurance benefits during future government shutdowns.

  • Your health plan vs. the law of averages

    Workers and retirees in the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program have several choices: They can shop around, talk with their primary physicians, or, like most people they can do nothing.

  • Open Season with Dominion National Dental

    Hosts Bob Leins, CPA® and Ray Kirk, Ph.D. and Federal Benefits Specialist at NITP, welcome Jeff Schwab, Vice President of Marketing at Dominion National to the studio to focus on dental benefits.

  • Tammy Flanagan: ‘Your plan might be changing’

    Feds need to check their health benefits this open season, even if they don’t intend on changing plans; the plans themselves could be changing.

  • Veterans insurance provider explains changes in blended retirement

    For military veterans, the option of blended retirement sparks a lot of questions, or at least it should. Service members have to make regular contributions to the Thrift Savings Plan.

  • It’s time to sign up for long care coverage

    Joan Melanson and Paul Forte of Long Term Care Partners will talk about the Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program and other federal benefits available during this open season, including dental and vision insurance.

  • 2019 health premiums: Disappointing selfies

    Health insurance experts say that in four or five years there would be little or no difference in the family and self-plus one plans.

  • Wellness incentives help prevent outliving resources

    Tammy Flanagan, retirement expert, explains to Federal Drive anchor Tom Temin how wellness incentives work and why health planning is as important as financial planning.

  • Insurance education: LTC? CIR? What does it all mean?

    Host Bob Leins welcomes Shane Canfield, CEO, Worldwide Assurance for Employees of Public Agencies (WAEPA) and Brian Kurrus, Certified Financial Planner® to educate listeners on life insurance, long term care, and chronic illness riders.