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Coming Up on ForYourBenefit

June 25, 2018: Financial Planning in Uncertain Times

Host Bob Leins welcomes Dwayne Jackson, CPA, CFP and Principal at Rembert | Pendleton | Jackson. Financial planning in uncertain times can be challenging.   Is an effective strategy even possible?  Educating yourself about the variables and then developing and sticking with your plan in good times and in bad is key.

Today’s discussion will include:

  • Contingency planning in uncertain times
  • Changes in Federal benefits and adjustments being considered
  • High-5 verses High-3
  • Projecting rates of return for the TSP Funds – impact on long-term planning
  • Good debt versus Bad debt

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A Look Ahead

July 2, 2018:   Bob Leins welcomes John Jilek, CFP®

Most Recent Past Shows

June 18, 2018:  Population Health and Wellness in the FEHB Program, with Paula S. Jakub, RHU; CEO of The American Foreign Service Protective Association, sponsor of the Foreign Service Benefit Plan

June 11, 2018:  Digesting the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, with David De Jong and Steve Widdes, tax and estate attorneys with Stein Sperling Bennett De Jong Driscoll PC

June 4, 2018:  What Could Happen? A Discussion on the Proposed Federal Pay Freeze and Retirement Changes, with Mike Causey, Federal News Radio

May 28, 2018:  How to Prepare for a Meeting with your Financial Advisor, with Joe Sullender, CFP®



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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 2018, our guests will help you plan and navigate through retirement issues and concerns.

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