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 2017, our guests will help you plan and navigate through retirement issues and concerns.

March 27, 2017

Issues Related to the Tax Filing Deadline

March 27, 2017 on ForYourBenefit, our host Bob Leins welcomes Tom O’Rourke, Esquire, to the studio to talk about the upcoming tax filing deadline and address listener questions.   This discussion will include:

  • What is the benefit of a tax deduction?
  • How can tax "deductions" coordinate with financial planning?
  • Are there tax deductions I can pay by April 17, 2017 to minimize my 2016 tax liability?
  • What should I do if I will cannot file my taxes by April 17?
  • What if I owe money to the Federal Government and/or a state and do not have the funds to pay it?
  • Congress will soon be debating a potential massive change to Tax Law. What are some planning opportunities that should be considered relating to potential Tax Law change?

    To ask a question and have it answered during the show, 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.

April 3, 2017 - Our host Bob Leins welcomes Raymond Kirk, Ph.D and Federal Benefits Specialist to the studio to kickoff Financial Literacy Month and talk about his upcoming webinar and e-news.

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