Bob Leins

  • If you don’t like financial surprises you are probably going to hate the catch-up paycheck coming your way. The money you get for shutdown-delayed wages may not be nearly as much as you expected.

    January 29, 2019
  • Many people know that picking the right day to retire can boost their first retirement check by thousands of dollars and also save them taxes in the first year after retirement.

    September 24, 2018
  • Host Bob Leins welcomes Kristina E. M. Sturgis, CFP® CDFA™ APMA™ Financial Advisor, NITP Seminar Presenter and Certified Financial Planner™ with Analytics Wealth Advisors, a private wealth advisory practice of Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc.

    May 21, 2018
  • Bob Leins, host of Federal News Radio's For Your Benefit show, joins host Mike Causey to discuss what you should be doing for this tax filing season. April 6, 2016

    April 05, 2016
  • Ken Gold, director of the Government Affairs Institute at Georgetown University, will give his thoughts on some of the issues that Congress will be addressing over the next few months. March 9, 2015

    March 09, 2015
  • Two letters sent from Capitol Hill in call for the Office of Personnel Management to explain why it's taking so long to release final phased retirement regulations, and demand a revised timeline for action. Phased retirement was passed into law two years ago this week.

    July 07, 2014
  • Ed Zurndorfer, owner of EZ Accounting and Financial Services, will answer your tax questions. February 11, 2013

    February 11, 2013
  • Wells Fargo Advisors' Joe Sullender says any tax deal between Congress and the president will probably change your income taxes less than you think.

    December 17, 2012
  • Intelligence community observer Ellen McCarthy says massive across-the-board spending cuts would result in significant layoffs in both the federal government and the private sector.

    August 13, 2012
  • On the In Depth show blog, you can listen to the interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day and links to additional resources.

    May 19, 2012
  • On the In Depth show blog, you can listen to the interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day and links to additional resources.

    May 05, 2012
  • The Thrift Savings Plan's Roth option rolls out today. The Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board has been preparing for the new program for two years now, but despite the big push today many federal employees will actually have to wait to enroll in the new program. One of the largest federal payroll processors needs more time to upgrade its systems in preparation for the Roth option. Find information about which agencies are affected, as well as the five things feds should know about the Roth TSP below.

    May 04, 2012
  • Economist Dave Redden tells For Your Benefit that young people just starting in the federal service stand to gain the most from tax-free funds in retirement.

    April 16, 2012
  • Are you considering a Roth IRA? How do you know if it\'s the right option for you? Bob Leins of the National Institute of Transition Planning joins Mike Causey on this week\'s Your Turn. John Montague of WAEPA will also join the show to explain why some life insurance plans may be better than FEGLI for some federal workers. October 20, 2010

    October 20, 2010

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