Impact of COVID-19 on Federal Retirement and Benefits

Insight by NITP, Inc.

May 4, 2020
– Host Bob Leins, CPA® welcomes Ray Kirk, Ph.D., Federal Benefits Specialist.

During the show Bob and Ray will discuss both the short term and long-term impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on retirement planning and benefits.

Short term impacts include:

  • Retiring while working from home or shortly after returning to the office;
  • Changes in the TSP RMD requirements for 2020 and 2021;
  • Making changes to Dependent Care FSAs.

Long term impacts include:

  • Reduction in TSP balances on retirement planning;
  • Post retirement lifestyle plans;
  • Lessons learned from the pandemic on LTC planning.

Out of concern for everyone’s safety, the host and guest will hold this discussion from remote locations.

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