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  • New Tax Break For Retirees?

    Two things happen when you retire from the government. Your income drops and you lose an important tax break that you might not even know you have. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey has the story and a possible solution.

  • Two COLAs and a kicker each year: The good old daze?

    Folks who retired back in the day recall a golden era: A period when they got two cost of living adjustments per year and often got inflation catch-ups that were in the double digits.

  • Five Strategies for the Superachiever About to Retire

    This week on ForYourBenefit, our hosts, Bob Leins and Tammy Flanagan, Senior Benefits Director at NITP, welcome Christina Eanes, lifelong superachiever, Certified Professional Co-Active Coach and author of Quit Bleeping Around: 77 Secrets to Superachieving.

    January 23, 2017

  • When should I retire?

    Host Bob Leins welcomes Michael Townshend, Transition Specialist to the show to talk about determining the best time to retire.

    March 20,2017

  • Should you retire early or later? Why early is better

    Dreaming of retirement and facing the reality of it are two very different things, so we talked with a long-time fed who worked for HUD and made a checklist, which says that retiring as early as possible is the way to go.

  • Early outs, buyouts: A financial perspective

    Join our host, Bob Leins, as he welcomes Karen Schaeffer, Certified Financial Planner®, who specializes in financial planning for Federal government employees, to talk about evaluating early outs and buyouts from a financial perspective. September 25, 2017