For Your Benefit

  • 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.

  • The Consumers’ Checkbook Guide and FEHBP Open Season with Walton Francis

    Hosts Bob Leins, CPA® and Ray Kirk, Ph.D. and Federal Benefits Specialist at NITP, welcome insurance expert and author Walton Francis to the studio to talk about FEHBP open season.  The CHECKBOOK’s Guide shows that most families can save $2,000 or more by selecting better plan choices.

  • Open Season with GEHA – Government Employees Health Association, Inc.

    Host Bob Leins, CPA® and co-host Ray Kirk, Ph.D. and Federal Benefits Specialist at NITP, welcome Brian Sperling, Senior Account Manager, and Kathy Ross, Chief Health and Experience Officer with Government Employees Health Association, Inc. (GEHA)

  • Open Season with AETNA Federal Plans

    Host Tammy Flanagan, Senior Benefits Director NITP, welcomes Tom Bernatavitz, Vice-President of Aetna Federal Plans to the studio to discuss Aetna’s approach to this year’s Open Season.  This is the first in our series of weekly shows devoted to the range of health insurance plans available to Feds during Open Season.  Aetna offers a variety of affordable innovative plan options for Federal employees and retirees.

  • Open Season with U.S. Office of Personnel Management (USOPM)

    Host Bob Leins and co-host Bob Braunstein, Federal Benefits Specialist NITP, welcome Jay Fritz, Program Manager, Program Support and Analysis, Healthcare and Insurance, U.S. Office of Personnel Management to the studio.

  • Intro to FEHB Open Season 2018

    Host Bob Leins, CPA® welcomes Maureen Wilkin, Federal Benefits Specialist with NITP.

  • Initiatives for the 2019 FEHB Program

    Host Bob Leins, CPA® and Tammy Flanagan, Senior Benefits Director at NITP, welcome back Paula S. Jakub, RHU; CEO of The American Foreign Service Protective Association, sponsor of the Foreign Service Benefit Plan.  Ms. Jakub is a Subject Matter Expert in Federal Health Insurance and serves on the adjunct faculty of the Foreign Service Institute.

  • Roth vs. Traditional IRA – Which is better for your retirement savings?

    Host Bob Leins, CPA® welcomes Joel Cundick, CFP®, AIF®, APMA® for a discussion on Individual Retirement Accounts.

  • Preparing for federal retirement

    Host Bob Leins, CPA® welcomes Phil Gardner, Federal Benefits Specialist at NITP, Inc.  If you are a Federal employee thinking about retiring in the next 5 to 10 years, this broadcast has important information for you!

  • Best dates to retire

    Host Bob Leins, CPA welcomes Tammy Flanagan, Senior Benefits Director at NITP, and Mike Causey of Federal News Radio, to talk about the best dates to retire.

  • How to cope with stress

    Host Bob Leins, CPA® welcomes Patti Hudson, Life Coach and Health Educator.  Patti will discuss coping with stress and answer the question, “Can it be helpful?”  

  • Benefits of Life Insurance

    Host Bob Leins, CPA® welcomes Shane Canfield, CEO, Worldwide Assurance for Employees of Public Agencies (WAEPA) and Dave Love, CLU, CLTC with The Love Financial Group to discuss a topic on point for Life Insurance Awareness Month. 

  • How to prepare for a meeting with your financial advisor

    Host Bob Leins welcomes Joe Sullender, CFP®, Managing Director/Investments for the Financial Strategies Group of Wells Fargo Advisors to talk about making the most out of meeting with your financial advisor.

  • Back to school financial planning

    Join our host, Bob Leins, CPA® as he welcomes Karen Schaeffer, CFP®, who specializes in financial planning for Federal government employees, and Megan Schaeffer, Estate Planning Attorney.