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Listen live to ForYourBenefit each Monday morning at 10:05 EST on 1500 AM in the Washington DC metro area or online at www.federalnewsradio.com. Or, if you prefer, listen on your own schedule -- all shows are archived and available 24/7 through the Quick Links box on our website.
ForYourBenefit is NITP’s weekly radio show which features information and discussion on topics of interest to the Federal employee, including Federal Benefits, financial and retirement planning, and other issues.
Guests and topics change weekly –In 2014, our guests will help you plan and navigate through retirement issues and concerns.
Building Blocks for Financial Literacy
Join us Monday morning for another show celebrating Financial Literacy month. Our host, Bob Leins welcomes Ray Kirk, a Federal Benefits Specialist, to the show to discuss how to best use the building blocks provided by the Federal Government to achieve your financial goals
Our weekly radio show has information for Federal Workers at all career stages. New hires need to understand their opportunities for financial awareness early on in their career. Mid-Career staff must be ever vigilant when questioning their financial future and make adjustments if feasible. Pre-Retirement staff need to know that what they have earned and accumulated will last their lifetime and if not what adjustments need to be taken.
Listen in for thought providing discussion, email your questions to ForYourBenefit@nitpinc.com or call in, when the phone lines are open to 202-465-3080.
How to Start the Process for Determining Your Financial Ability to Retire
Join us Monday, April 7, for our first show during Financial Literacy Month. All month long we will explore topics related to your finances and your financial awareness to make decisions about them.
On April 7 Joe Sullender, CFP, Senior Vice President / Investments, Financial Strategies Group of Wells Fargo Advisors, joins our hosts, Tammy Flanagan and Bob Leins, in the studio to discuss some of the basics that need to be considered to begin the process of making decisions regarding financial awareness relative to retirement.
We look forward to taking your questions and or requests prior to the show by emailing us at ForYourBenefit@nitpinc.com, or call in, once the phone lines are open, to 202-465-3080
How can Social Security add to your Retirement Cash Flow?
On this week's For Your Benefit, joins our hosts, Bob Leins and John Elliot, as they welcome Lester Austin, public affairs specialist for the Social Security Administration, to talk about Social Security and retirement. Be ready with your questions about all facets of Social Security:
• How do I qualify for benefits?
• What is the difference between a quarter and a credit?
• What can be done to see an individual’s history of credits earned?
• I understand that the President’s 2015 proposed budget would adjust the ability for some to “file and suspend” Social Security benefits. Is this true?
• How do I calculate my retirement benefit?
• When should I apply for Social Security?
• What's the Windfall Elimination Provision
• What happens if I choose to continue working and not claim Social Security when I'm first eligible?
Email your questions to ForYourBenefit@nitpinc.com or call in when the lines are open to 202-465-3080.
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