financial planning

  • When ‘no plan’ is your plan

    Suppose your charming but kind of flaky son or granddaughter inherited a large sum of money, maybe as much as six figures, as soon as this month?

  • Treading water waiting for retirement? Get a life, now!

    If you’re a nose-to-the-grindstone type who has been toiling for decades while dreaming of fun and fulfillment in retirement you might want to do a reality check.

  • Coronavirus and career: The A-Rod/J-Lo rule

    They say that the coronavirus is a threat to all of us regardless of who we are and where we live – we are all in the same boat. But are we really?

  • Your 12-month 2020 checklist, survival kit — easier than Keto!

    For many January is a hope-springs-eternal transition time. But there are things members of the federal family can, and should, be doing that will save money.

  • Bear market: Are you ready?

    This is the longest bull market in history. But eventually it will change, the market will tank.

  • What’s your TSP investment style, automatic pilot or active control?

    Most of the 34,000 active and retired feds with million-dollar-plus Thrift Savings Plan accounts got there by keeping cool. Most have been steady investors for decades.

  • FERCCA Corrections

    Insight by NITP, Inc. September 9, 2019 – Host Bob Leins, CPA® welcomes Bob Braunstein, Federal Benefits Specialist, NITP. What would you do if you suddenly learned that your Federal retirement coverage is incorrect?  You…

  • Roundtable: Overlap Between Federal Benefits, Finance and Tax Planning

    Insight by NITP, Inc. September 2, 2019 –  Host Bob Leins, CPA® and co-host Tammy Flanagan, Senior Benefits Director at NITP, welcome Joe Sullender, CFP® to discuss areas of overlap between finance planning, tax planning, and…

  • Managing your inner millionaire

    Most federal and postal TSP millionaires got that way by ignoring the ups and downs of the market despite the pre-Christmas plunge in 2018.

  • Will bear market devour your TSP nest egg?

    Whether it’s down to strong job growth or low inflation, financial planner Art Stein says Thrift Savings Plan investors should like first quarter 2019 results.