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For Your Benefit

Mondays, 10:00 a.m.

Presenters from the National Institute of Transition Planning, the federal leader in retirement planning seminars, take your calls and emails every Monday. Each week, the show focuses on a specific area of retirement planning from financial security, taxes, federal benefits and estate planning, to life after retirement and the latest rumors. Email your questions or call the show live at 202-465-3080.

Special info for firefighters, air traffic controllers and LEOs

This week's guest is federal benefits specialist Bob Braunstein.
July 12, 2010

Thursday - 07/08/2010, 12:33pm EDT

Meet the experts from the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board

Meet Greg Long and Tom Trabucco!
Encore Presentation

Thursday - 07/01/2010, 03:04pm EDT

Mid-career check-up and refocus tips

Once again, join the NITP experts, Bob Leins and Tammy Flanagan for an hour of Benefits, Financial, and TSP information.
June 28, 2010

Thursday - 06/24/2010, 12:51pm EDT

Learn about the benefits of working for Uncle Sam

Hosts Bob Leins and Tammy Flanagan tell you all about it.
June 21, 2010

Friday - 06/18/2010, 11:46am EDT

Latest on fed benefits, including changes for TSP

Our special guests this week are Mike Causey, Senior Correspondent for Federal News Radio and Tom Trabucco of the Federal Retirement Thrift Investments Board.

Wednesday - 06/09/2010, 06:43pm EDT

When can you afford to retire?

Join hosts Bob Leins and Tammy Flanagan in welcoming Certified Financial Planner Dwayne Jackson.
June 7, 2010

Tuesday - 06/01/2010, 11:32am EDT

All about careers after federal employment

Please join hosts Bob Leins and Ann Vincent in welcoming our guest, Michael Townshend, a retirement, career and life coach.
Encore Presentation

Monday - 05/31/2010, 11:00am EDT

Thoughts on the financial market & your retirement plan

Join Host Bob Leins in welcoming this week's special guest, Karen Schaeffer, co-founder of Schaeffer Financial and chair-elect of the Financial Planner Standards Board.
May 24, 2010

Wednesday - 05/19/2010, 12:45pm EDT

How to maximize your Social Security benefits

James Marshall, Federal Retirement Counselor and Instructor, discusses the issue for both CSRS and FERS employees.
May 17, 2010

Thursday - 05/13/2010, 04:54pm EDT

The best of the best of your questions answered

We answer listener questions and emails this week.
May 10, 2010

Thursday - 05/06/2010, 02:07pm EDT

The current financial situation and you

Bob Leins and John Elliott welcome Kirk Taylor, CFP, of Taylor Wealth Advisors in Vienna, Va., for an hour of financial planning information.
April 26, 2010

Friday - 04/23/2010, 11:37am EDT

2010: The year the Estate Tax forgot

Hosts Bob Leins and John Elliott welcome Marc Levine, an attorney with Handler-Levine in Bethesda, Md.
April 19, 2010

Thursday - 04/15/2010, 02:38pm EDT

Will Baby Boomers be needed in the job market?

What options are available for Boomers after they retire from their first job.
April 12, 2010

Monday - 04/12/2010, 03:24pm EDT

Practical guide to the Roth conversion and voluntary contributions Program

Hosts Bob Leins and Tammy Flanagan discuss all the ins and outs of the Roth IRA conversion rules and the Voluntary Contributions program.
March 1, 2010

Friday - 02/26/2010, 02:35pm EST

Open Season, Part III - Kaiser Permanente

Nov. 2, 2009 at 10:05a
Please join hosts Bob Leins and John Elliott in welcoming Jeff Goldman, Executive Director, Government Programs, and John Patrick, Director, Sales and Account Management for FEHB, Kaiser Permanente.

Wednesday - 10/28/2009, 12:36pm EDT

Social Security 401

Oct. 12, 2009, at 10:05a
Please join Hosts Bob Leins and Tammy Flanagan as they take Social Security to the next level and answer complex questions Federal employees are asking.

Friday - 10/09/2009, 12:44pm EDT

Partial Market Recovery - What Should I Do?

Sept. 28, 2009, at 10:05a
Please join us on Monday when Karen Schaeffer will be our guest. Karen is Managing Member, Schaeffer Financial, Rockville MD. Our hosts are Bob Leins and John Elliott.

Thursday - 09/24/2009, 12:24pm EDT

Mid-Career and Retiree Check List Show

Sept. 14, 2009, at 10:05a
Join Bob Leins, Tammy Flanagan and Ann Vincent for a two-part show covering FERS employees' mid-career checkup and End-of-2009 Retirees' Checklist.

Wednesday - 09/09/2009, 06:23pm EDT

The Basics of Estate Planning

Aug. 10, 2009, at 10:05 a.m.
Our hosts, Bob Leins and John Elliott, welcome Marc Levine, Attorney-at-Law with Handler-Levine, Bethesda, Md., to discuss the basics of estate planning and other valuable information.

Wednesday - 08/05/2009, 11:37am EDT

The WEP, FERS SL, Discontinued Service Retirement, and Great Email Q&A's

July 20, 2009, at 10:05 a.m.
Join host Bob Leins and special guest, Bob Braunstein, Federal Benefits Specialist. The two Bob's will discuss the Windfall Elimination Provision, Discontinued Service Retirement, HR 2990 - unused SL for FERS, and much more!

Tuesday - 07/14/2009, 11:55am EDT
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