Tammy Flanagan

  • Finding your retirement date

    Timing federal retirement right allows you to carry over the maximum amount of annual leave, and in 2020 be paid for most if not all of it at the new higher 3.1% pay raise.

  • Federal Open Season with Dominion National Dental

    Insight by NITP, Inc. December 9, 2019 – Hosts Bob Leins, CPA®, and Tammy Flanagan, Senior Benefits Director NITP, welcome Jeff Schwab, Vice President of Marketing at Dominion National to the studio to focus on…

  • FEHB’s 5-year rule

    You can’t be covered by any of the FEHBP plans unless you were enrolled in one — as in paying premiums — for the five years prior to retirement.

  • Getting the Most Benefit Out of the Plan You Choose

    November 25, 2019 – Hosts Bob Leins, CPA®, and Tammy Flanagan, Senior Benefits Director NITP, welcome back Paula S. Jakub, RHU; CEO of The American Foreign Service Protective Association, sponsor of the Foreign Service Benefit…

  • The Consumers’ Checkbook Guide and FEHBP Open Season with Walton Francis

    Insight by NITP, Inc. November 18, 2019 – Hosts Bob Leins, CPA®, and Tammy Flanagan, Senior Benefits Director NITP, welcome insurance expert and author Walton Francis to the studio to talk about FEHBP open season.  The…

  • Surprise: You’ve gotta work another 5 years, sorry!

    Planning on enrolling in the Federal Employee Health Benefits Program after retirement? Ever hear of the 5-year rule? Many haven’t. Until it’s too late.

  • When you really can retire, can you really retire?

    Have you asked yourself all the right questions about your retirement?

  • Federal Open Season with AETNA

    Insight by NITP, Inc. October 21, 2019 – Host Bob Leins, CPA® and co-host Tammy Flanagan, Senior Benefits Director NITP, welcome Tom Bernatavitz, Vice-President of Aetna Federal Plans to the studio to discuss Aetna’s approach to…

  • To Roth or not to Roth? The million-dollar tax-free question

    When it comes time to start withdrawing money from your TSP will you be glad you invested pre-tax, or wish somebody had talked to you about the Roth option?

  • Design your own buyout for December and January

    Fast approaching is the health benefits open enrollment period from Nov. 11-Dec. 9, when workers and retirees should shop carefully for the best deal for them and their families.