John Elliott

  • 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.

  • Social security FAQs

    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 and answer commonly asked questions.

  • Open Season with AETNA Federal plans

    Join our hosts Bob Leins and John Elliott as they welcome Tom Bernatavitz, Vice-President of Aetna Federal Plans to the studio. This is another in our series of weekly shows devoted to the range of health insurance plans available to Feds during Open Season.

  • Open Season with FSAFeds and U.S. Office of Personnel Management

    Host Bob Leins and co-host John Elliott, Federal Benefits Specialist, welcome Jay Fritz, Chief, Program Analysis and Systems Support, Federal Employee Insurance Operations, U.S. Office of Personnel Management to the studio.

  • 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.