For Your Benefit

Host Bob Leins and presenters from the National Institute of Transition Planning, the federal leader in retirement planning seminars focus on a specific area of retirement planning from financial security, taxes, federal benefits and estate planning, to life after retirement.


Latest Podcasts / Episodes

  • November 21, 2022 on ForYourBenefit, our hosts Bob Leins, CPA®, and Tammy Flanagan, Senior Benefits Director NITP, welcome insurance expert and author Walton Francis and his colleague Kevin Moss to talk about FEHBP Open Season.…
    November 21, 2022
  • November 14, 2022 on ForYourBenefit, host Bob Leins, CPA® welcomes Marc Levine, Esquire, and Lacey Yegen, Esquire. With the recession in mind, why is it important to have estate planning documents in place? Are they…
    November 14, 2022
  • November 7, 2022 on ForYourBenefit, host Bob Leins, CPA® welcomes Karen Schaeffer, CFP®, and Kaitlin Schaeffer Yardley, CFP®.  There is certainly a lot to talk about on the topic of TSP.  Join our guests as…
    November 7, 2022
  • October 31, 2022 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 31, 2022
  • October 24, 2022 on ForYourBenefit, host Bob Leins, CPA® and co-host Tammy Flanagan, Senior Benefits Director at NITP, Inc. welcome back Paula S. Jakub, RHU; CEO at The American Foreign Service Protective Association, sponsor of…
    October 24, 2022
  • October 17, 2022 on ForYourBenefit, host Bob Leins, CPA® welcomes Brian Kurrus, CFP® to talk about inflation. High inflation, how did we get here? What is the Federal Reserve doing to fight inflation? How does…
    October 17, 2022
  • October 3, 2022 on ForYourBenefit, host Bob Leins, CPA® welcomes Mercedes Johnson, Federal Benefits Specialist. Open Season will run from Monday, November 14 – Monday, December 12, 2022. If you are wondering why it is…
    October 5, 2022
  • September 26, 2022 on ForYourBenefit, host Bob Leins, CPA® welcomes Tom O’Rourke, Esquire. The Inflation Reduction Act was signed into law in August 2022. It provides tax saving opportunities to encourage individuals to invest in…
    September 26, 2022
  • September 19, 2022 on ForYourBenefit, host Bob Leins, CPA® welcomes Stephanie Baker, Chief Experience Officer, and Brandon Jones, Chief Information Officer, WAEPA. Our guests will talk about the importance of evaluating your life insurance needs…
    September 19, 2022
  • September 12, 2022 on ForYourBenefit, host Bob Leins, CPA® welcomes David Santana, Health Insurance Specialist from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Did you know that FEHB Open Season and Medicare Open Enrollment are…
    September 12, 2022
  • August 29, 2022 on ForYourBenefit, host Bob Leins, CPA® welcomes Kari Utz-Wolsky, Nutrition and Conditioning Specialist, CFT, SPN, SSC (ISSA). If the answer to any of these questions is “yes”, then this discussion is for…
    August 29, 2022
  • August 22, 2022 on ForYourBenefit, host Bob Leins, CPA® welcomes Joel Cundick, CFP® to talk about retirement transition: What to be thinking about in advance of retirement How you might spend your time (volunteering, part-time…
    August 22, 2022
  • August 15, 2022 on ForYourBenefit, host Bob Leins, CPA® welcomes David Melton, Public Affairs Specialist with the Social Security Administration. How to get help from Social Security The redesigned my Social Security account and expanded…
    August 15, 2022
  • August 8, 2022 on ForYourBenefit, host Bob Leins, CPA® welcomes Justin Dean, CFP®. In an uncertain market, like the one we’re currently experiencing, even the most experienced investor can feel unsettled and uncomfortable. What can…
    August 8, 2022