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.

July 24, 2017

Social Security: Where It’s Been, Where It’s Now, Where It’s Going

July 24, 2017 on ForYourBenefit, host Bob Leins welcomes Michael Townshend, Transition Specialist to the show to talk about the difference between being financially ready and being emotionally and socially ready.

  • Why you should be concerned about the social and emotional aspects of retirement
  • Why being financially secure isn’t enough
  • Why you should think about how you will fill your time before you retire
  • What being “socially ready” for retirement really means
  • Suggested resources for more 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.

July 31, 2017 - Host Bob Leins welcomes Karen Schaeffer, Certified Financial Planner®, who specializes in financial planning for Federal government employees, and Megan Schaeffer, Estate Planning Attorney to the studio.

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