retirement

  • Best dates to retire

    Host Bob Leins, CPA welcomes Tammy Flanagan, Senior Benefits Director at NITP, and Mike Causey of Federal News Radio, to talk about the best dates to retire.

  • Shutdown game of chicken: What’s in a word?

    Could the likelihood of a government shutdown or a coast-to-coast barrier depend on what we the U.S. decide to call it? Some so-called Washington experts think it might work.

  • Federal Open Season – with Kaiser Permanente

    Host Bob Leins, CPA® and co-host Tammy Flanagan, Senior Benefits Director at NITP, as they welcome guests Gavin Toner, Jennifer Williams, and Dr. Bruce Wollman from Kaiser Permanente.

  • Stock market heading south? Nervous TSP investors want answers

    Few people alive today remember the Great Depression, but millions of nervous investors, some in the civil service, wonder how much longer this record bull market can last.

  • IRS increases amount TSP participants can contribute in 2019

    In today’s Federal Newscast, the IRS changed the annual contribution limit for 401(k) style retirement plans and the Thrift Savings Plan for 2019.

  • Tech to help people age in place

    Debra Berlyn, executive director, Project GOAL, discusses the ways new technology will enable consumers to stay in their homes as they age.

  • TSP investing tips: Wisdom of the crowd

    When it comes to investment strategies, many Thrift Savings Plan participants have a plan. But one Causey reader needs your help.

  • Preparing for federal retirement

    Host Bob Leins, CPA® welcomes Phil Gardner, Federal Benefits Specialist at NITP, Inc.  If you are a Federal employee thinking about retiring in the next 5 to 10 years, this broadcast has important information for you!

  • Are you due a career do-over?

    Given what has happened to retirement plans in the private sector, Uncle Sam looks mighty good compared to just about any company, large or small. But do you ever regret a career as a federal civil servant?

  • Back to school financial planning

    Join our host, Bob Leins, CPA® as he welcomes Karen Schaeffer, CFP®, who specializes in financial planning for Federal government employees, and Megan Schaeffer, Estate Planning Attorney.