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

  • 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
  • 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…
    August 9, 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…
    August 2, 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.…
    July 26, 2021
  • July 19, 2021 on ForYourBenefit, host Bob Leins, CPA® and co-host Tammy Flanagan, Senior Benefits Director at NITP, Inc. will talk about things that are going on in 2021. Predication of the largest COLA for…
    July 19, 2021
  • July 12, 2021 on ForYourBenefit, host Bob Leins, CPA® welcomes Patti Hudson, Life Coach and Health Educator. Stress Defined Negative and Positive Aspects of Stress How Mindset Affects Your Stressors Tips on Using Your Stressors…
    July 12, 2021
  • June 28, 2021 on ForYourBenefit, host Bob Leins, CPA® welcomes Justin Dean, CFP®. As we gain some space from the COVID-19 pandemic, Justin will share tips to help ensure your investments are working hard for…
    June 28, 2021
  • June 21, 2021 on ForYourBenefit, host Bob Leins, CPA® welcomes today’s guests to talk about how the pandemic has changed career transitions and job searching. Sixteen months into the pandemic and many things have changed…
    June 21, 2021
  • June 14, 2021 on ForYourBenefit, host Bob Leins, CPA® welcomes M. Shane Canfield, CEO; Stephanie Baker, Senior Vice President, Member Services; and Laurie Lee, Senior Vice President, Finance & Administration, WAEPA. After a full year…
    June 14, 2021
  • June 7, 2021 on ForYourBenefit, host Bob Leins, CPA® welcomes David De Jong and Steve Widdes, tax and estate attorneys with Stein Sperling Bennett De Jong Driscoll PC. The Administration would extend the 2021 broadening…
    June 7, 2021