For Your Benefit

  • 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.

  • How to cope with stress

    Host Bob Leins, CPA® welcomes Patti Hudson, Life Coach and Health Educator.  Patti will discuss coping with stress and answer the question, “Can it be helpful?”  

  • Benefits of Life Insurance

    Host Bob Leins, CPA® welcomes Shane Canfield, CEO, Worldwide Assurance for Employees of Public Agencies (WAEPA) and Dave Love, CLU, CLTC with The Love Financial Group to discuss a topic on point for Life Insurance Awareness Month. 

  • How to prepare for a meeting with your financial advisor

    Host Bob Leins welcomes Joe Sullender, CFP®, Managing Director/Investments for the Financial Strategies Group of Wells Fargo Advisors to talk about making the most out of meeting with your financial advisor.

  • 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. 

  • Deposits and redeposits for Federal Retirement: What’s that all about?!

    Join our host, Bob Leins, CPA® as he welcomes Maureen Wilkin, Federal Benefits Specialist at NITP, Inc. If you are or have been a Federal employee, this broadcast has important information.

  • Social Security benefits and how they fit into an overall retirement income plan

    Join our hosts, Bob Leins and Tammy Flanagan, Senior Benefits Director at NITP, as they welcome Mary Beth Franklin, Certified Financial Planner® and expert on Social Security Claiming Strategies to the studio.

  • Transition: Planning for retirement before you retire

    Host Bob Leins welcomes Mike Townshend, transition and aging authority and founder of Carpe Diem Coaching.  Mike will talk about the critical importance of planning prior to retirement.

  • (1) Voluntary Contribution Program (2) Backdoor Roth

    Host Bob Leins welcomes Tammy Flanagan, Senior Benefits Director at NITP, to talk about the Voluntary Contributions Program (VCP).

  • Insurance education: LTC? CIR? What does it all mean?

    Host Bob Leins welcomes Shane Canfield, CEO, Worldwide Assurance for Employees of Public Agencies (WAEPA) and Brian Kurrus, Certified Financial Planner® to educate listeners on life insurance, long term care, and chronic illness riders.

  • 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.

  • Financial planning in uncertain times

    Host Bob Leins welcomes Dwayne Jackson, CPA, CFP and Principal at Rembert | Pendleton | Jackson.  Financial planning in uncertain times can be challenging.  Is an effective strategy even possible?  Educating yourself about the variables and then developing and sticking with your plan in good times and in bad is key.

  • Population health and wellness in the FEHB Program

    Host, Bob Leins and co-host Tammy Flanagan, Senior Benefits Director at NITP, welcome back Paula S. Jakub, RHU; CEO of The American Foreign Service Protective Association, sponsor of the Foreign Service Benefit Plan, to talk Population Health and Wellness in the FEHB Program.