Planning for retirement is a process that doesn't have to be a painful if you avoid some common mistakes. It will pay off big to know what they are and avoid them.
Planning for retirement isn't rocket science, but in some ways it is more challenging because ultimately you'll be riding that rocket however long it takes.
When they retire, many federal and postal workers pull their retirement nest egg money out of the Thrift Savings Plan. But is that wise?
January 18, 2021 on ForYourBenefit, host Bob Leins, CPA® welcomes Tammy Flanagan, Senior Benefits Director at NITP, Inc. to talk about the changes to Thrift Savings Plan for 2021 and the Voluntary Contributions Program (VCP).…
January 11, 2021 on ForYourBenefit, host Bob Leins, CPA® and co-host Tammy Flanagan, Senior Benefits Director at NITP, Inc. welcome back Paula S. Jakub, RHU; CEO of The American Foreign Service Protective Association, sponsor of…
If you are even THINKING about retiring next year, you’ve got some homework to do.
Hosts Bob Leins, CPA®, and Tammy Flanagan, Senior Benefits Director NITP, welcome insurance expert and author Walton Francis to talk about FEHBP Open Season.
Whether you are going out this year, next summer or departure day is years away, plan ahead. Starting yesterday. But beginning now is better than nothing. A lot better.
Host Bob Leins, CPA® and co-host Tammy Flanagan, Senior Benefits Director at NITP, welcome Tom Bernatavitz, Vice-President of Aetna Federal Plans to the studio.
Far fewer federal employees have chosen to retire so far in 2020 compared to the previous year, and the pandemic, like everything else this year, may be partly to blame.
At least 9,000 fewer federal employees have retired this year since the start of the pandemic compared to the same six-month period in 2019. Federal financial planners say the pandemic is partly to blame.
The modern day equivalent of a panic-starter is to bring up the subject of the Government Pension Offset or Windfall Elimination Provision to retired federal or state government employees, or their spouses.
Insight by NITP, Inc. September 7, 2020 – Host Bob Leins, CPA® welcomes Tammy Flanagan, Senior Benefits Director at NITP, Inc. This topic has become more complicated for employees retiring under the three-tiered FERS retirement…
Six months into an historically-lethal pandemic that potentially threatens everybody on the planet is probably a pretty good time to update or begin your personal financial checklist.