ForYourBenefit Radio Program

Listen live to ForYourBenefit each Monday morning at 10:05 EST on 1500 AM in the Washington DC metro area or online at 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.


Planning retirement now has another option with clearer guidance as announced August 8, 2014 by OPM.  Is phased retirement something you should consider and how will you be affected financially?

Join us Monday morning as our host, Bob Leins, welcomes Ray Kirk, a Federal Benefits expert, to provide his insight on OPM’s recently released Phased Retirement Guidelines.  Our discussion will address the known aspects of the program and its financial aspects to consider.  Our agenda includes:

  • Exactly what is Phased Retirement?
  • Who’s eligible?
  • How does it work?
  • When can Phased Retirement start?
  • What happens to your Federal annuity if you become a phased retiree?
  • What happens to your pay and benefits?
  • After a phased retirement is completed, how will your annuity be impacted when you fully retire?
  • How could it impact your TSP, Social Security and income tax?

Listen in for thought provoking discussion, email your questions to or call in, once the phone lines are open, (202) 465-3080.

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