For Your Benefit

  • November 1, 2021 on ForYourBenefit, host Bob Leins, CPA® and co-host Ray Kirk, Ph.D., Federal Benefits Specialist, NITP, welcome Jay Fritz, Program Manager, Outreach & Program Services, Healthcare and Insurance, U.S. Office of Personnel Management. 

    October 27, 2021
  • Today’s topic will focus on things to consider during Federal Open Season and how to get the most out of the health plan you choose.  Paula is a Subject Matter Expert in Federal Health Insurance and serves on the adjunct faculty of the Foreign Service Institute.

    October 19, 2021
  • October 18, 2021 on ForYourBenefit, host Bob Leins, CPA® welcomes Brian Kurrus, CFP®

    October 12, 2021
  • August 16, 2021 on ForYourBenefit, host Bob Leins, CPA® welcomes Bob Braunstein, Federal Benefits Specialist.  The FERS early retirement scenario is one of the lesser known but more flexible retirement options under FERS. 

    October 07, 2021
  • October 4, 2021 on ForYourBenefit, host Bob Leins, CPA® welcomes David De Jong and Steve Widdes, tax and estate attorneys, Stein Sperling Bennett De Jong Driscoll PC.

    September 29, 2021
  • September 27, 2021 on ForYourBenefit, host Bob Leins, CPA® welcomes WAEPA CEO M. Shane Canfield and WAEPA CIO Brandon T. Jones.

    September 21, 2021
  • September 20, 2021 on ForYourBenefit, host Bob Leins, CPA® welcomes Anne Sullivan, Esq. and Lacey Yegen, Esq.  This is a common topic, but one that people ask a lot of questions about. 

    September 14, 2021
  • September 13, 2021 on ForYourBenefit, host Bob Leins, CPA® welcomes David Santana, Health Insurance Specialist from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, to discuss your health care coverage options.

    September 08, 2021
  • August 30, 2021 on ForYourBenefit, host Bob Leins, CPA® welcomes David Melton, Public Affairs Specialist, Social Security Administration.  David will answer these questions and also provide an update on accessing SSA services during the pandemic.

    August 24, 2021
  • As the country sees a possible repeat of Covid slowdowns and shut downs, host Bob Leins welcomes Marc S. Levine, Esq., to discuss how to think about your estate planning.  Marc will discuss what he wishes clients had been thinking about in the winter of 2019-2020, pre-Covid-19, and what you can and should be doing now. 

    August 17, 2021
  • August 16, 2021 on ForYourBenefit, host Bob Leins, CPA® welcomes Bob Braunstein, Federal Benefits Specialist.  The FERS early retirement scenario is one of the lesser known but more flexible retirement options under FERS. 

    August 10, 2021
  • August 9, 2021 on ForYourBenefit, host Bob Leins, CPA® welcomes Maureen Wilkin, Federal Benefits Specialist for a look back at her lifelong Federal career.  Maureen will talk about then and now and share her best stories serving in Federal benefits and HR for over 25 years, and retiring as a Federal Benefits Officer.

    August 03, 2021
  • August 2, 2021 on ForYourBenefit, host Bob Leins, CPA® welcomes Karen Schaeffer, CFP® and Megan Schaeffer, Estate Planning Attorney.  Karen and Megan will talk about what financial planners and lawyers specializing in estate planning have learned from the pandemic.

    July 28, 2021
  • July 26, 2021 on ForYourBenefit, host Bob Leins, CPA® welcomes Michele Bollier, Federal Benefits Specialist.  Michele is developing a checklist specifically for Federal employees who are single.  This resource will be available soon at www.nitpinc.com.  During today’s program, she will talk about some of the key items in the checklist:

    July 20, 2021

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Host Bob Leins and presenters from NITP, Inc., the national leader in Federal benefits and retirement planning seminars, present information and strategies to assist the Federal worker at all career stages. Each week, ForYourBenefit features topics of interest to the Federal community including Federal benefits, Social Security, financial planning, TSP, estate planning and more. Email your questions to ForYourBenefit@nitpinc.com. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts or Podcast One.

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