John Elliott

  • Understanding Social Security: Tips to Help You Maximize Your Benefit Amount

    Insight by NITP, Inc. March 18, 2019 –  Host Bob Leins, CPA® and co-host John Elliott, Federal Benefits Specialist, NITP, welcome Lester Austin, Retired Senior Public Affairs Specialist with the Social Security Administration.  Social Security…

  • TSP Planning for 2019

    Host Bob Leins, CPA® and co-host John Elliott, Federal Benefits Specialist at NITP, welcome John Jilek, CFP® to talk about the Thrift Savings Plan.

  • Social Security disability

    Host Bob Leins and co-host John Elliott welcome Lester Austin, Retired Senior Public Affairs Specialist with the Social Security Administration, to talk about Social Security Disability.

  • Mid-year financial planning

    Host, Bob Leins and co-host John Elliott welcome John Jilek, Certified Financial Planner® to talk about mid-year financial planning.

  • Joys and sorrows of turning 65 — Medicare Part B

    One of the tough choices for people turning 65 can be both important and expensive, says Senior Correspondent Mike Causey, namely choosing to purchase Medicare Part B coverage or not.

  • Spring financial cleaning and planting new financial seeds

    Host Bob Leins and co-host John Elliott welcome John Jilek, Certified Financial Planner, to the studio. It’s Financial Literacy Month and what better time to get rid of some of the financial dust and cobwebs!

    April 17, 2017

  • Social security questions answered

    On ForYourBenefit, join our hosts, Bob Leins and John Elliott, as they welcome Lester Austin, Retired Senior Public Affairs Specialist with the Social Security Administration, to address Social Security benefit planning pre and post retirement.

    February 20, 2017

  • Will you need a morning-after-the-election pill?

    Are federal workers going to need a morning after pill after the first Tuesday in November? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey found a long-time fed who says brace for the worst.

  • Tips on how to get retirement right

    Federal benefits expert John Elliot joins host Mike Causey to discuss how you should plan your retirement from the federal government. August 5, 2015

  • How can Social Security add GREEN to your retirement cash flow?

    Lester Austin, retired senior public affairs specialist for the Social Security Administration, answerS your Social Security and retirement questions. March 16, 2015