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 29, 2021 on ForYourBenefit, our hosts Bob Leins, CPA®, and Tammy Flanagan, Senior Benefits Director NITP, welcome Mary Beth Franklin, Certified Financial Planner®, Contributing Editor for InvestmentNews, and President of RetirePro. Tune in for…
    November 29, 2021
  • November 22, 2021 on ForYourBenefit, host Bob Leins, CPA® welcomes Patti Hudson, Lifetime Health and Fitness Expert. Health is a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being, not merely the absence of disease or…
    November 22, 2021
  • November 15, 2021 on ForYourBenefit, our hosts Bob Leins, CPA®, and Tammy Flanagan, Senior Benefits Director NITP, will talk about Open Season. Segment 1:  Things that everyone should do during Open Season: Review your current year’s…
    November 15, 2021
  • November 8, 2021 on ForYourBenefit, our hosts Bob Leins, CPA®, and Tammy Flanagan, Senior Benefits Director NITP, welcome insurance expert and author Walton Francis to talk about FEHBP Open Season. The Consumers’ CHECKBOOK Guide shows…
    November 8, 2021
  • 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.…
    November 1, 2021
  • October 25, 2021 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 25, 2021
  • October 18, 2021 on ForYourBenefit, host Bob Leins, CPA® welcomes Brian Kurrus, CFP® What are the individual TSP fund options and how much risk do they take? What are the Lifecycle funds? How are they…
    October 18, 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. Congress is once again considering significant tax legislation…
    October 4, 2021
  • September 27, 2021 on ForYourBenefit, host Bob Leins, CPA® welcomes WAEPA CEO M. Shane Canfield and WAEPA CIO Brandon T. Jones. As the country continues to battle the pandemic, the importance of Federal service and…
    September 27, 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.  Today’s program plans…
    September 20, 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. This is the time of…
    September 13, 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 30, 2021
  • August 23, 2021 on ForYourBenefit, host Bob Leins, CPA® welcomes Marc Levine, Esq., Handler & Levine, LLC. As the country sees a possible repeat of Covid slowdowns and shut downs, host Bob Leins welcomes Marc…
    August 23, 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. Topics: What…
    August 16, 2021