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.

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 2016, our guests will help you plan and navigate through retirement issues and concerns.

September 26, 2016

Your Social Security Questions Answered!

This week on For Your Benefit, join our hosts, Bob Leins and John Elliott, as they welcome Lester Austin, Retired Senior Public Affairs Specialist for the Social Security Administration, to talk about Social Security and retirement.

If you are wondering how you become eligible for Social Security, how to review your account to make sure your earnings are correct or when the best time to apply is, then tune in to today’s broadcast.  We will discuss these and more!   Send in your questions and today’s guest will answer them on the air.

Topics to be covered include:

  • Eligibility for basic Social Security benefits
  • Eligibility for Social Security disability
  • Is there a best time to apply for Social Security?
  • Is there a less than desirable time to apply for Social Security benefits?
  • What are family Social Security benefits?
  • Has online security changed recently for accessing Social Security information?

For questions or comments, email us in advance at or call 202-465-3080 this coming Monday.  Program begins at 10:05 ET and questions are accepted between 10:20 AM and 10:55 AM.

October 3 , 2016 - Bob Leins welcomes Jan Hice to talk about Balancing Life and Career.  Jan is an expert in helping professionals learn to thrive through her corporate Programs on Change and Transition, Authenticity, and Self-Care.

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