Coming Up on ForYourBenefit

July 22 2019:  Estate Planning - Who To Choose and Why

Hosts, Bob Leins, CPA®, and Tammy Flanagan, Senior Benefits Director at NITP welcome back Paula S. Jakub, RHU; CEO of The American Foreign Service Protective Association, sponsor of the Foreign Service Benefit Plan.   Today’s guests will talk about the upcoming Federal Open Season. Paula is a Subject Matter Expert in Federal Health Insurance and serves on the adjunct faculty of the Foreign Service Institute.  She will discuss:

  • FEHB Program: OPM 2020 Initiatives and what the health plans might offer in response
  • Wellness Programs: How to get the most out of your plan’s wellness incentives
  • Cost drivers on health care trends
  • Medicare and the FEHB Program

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A Look Ahead

July 29, 2019:  Host Bob Leins, CPA® welcomes Bob Braunstein, Federal Benefits Specialist, NITP, to talk about special retirement categories for Law Enforcement Officers, Air Traffic Controllers, Firefighters and Federal employees with certain overseas service

Most Recent Past Shows

These and previous episodes are available on demand.

July 15, 2019:  Estate Planning - Who to Choose and Why, with Marc Levine, Esquire of Handler & Levine, LLC

July 8, 2019:  Understanding Survivor Benefit Elections at Retirement, with Tammy Flanagan, Senior Benefits Director, NITP

July 1, 2019:  Your Financial Planning Team - Don't Sell Yourself Short, with John Jilek, CFP®

June 24, 2019:  Roundtable - Overlap Between Federal Benefits, Finance and Tax Planning, with Tammy Flanagan, Senior Benefits Director at NITP, and Joe Sullender, CFP®





































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ForYourBenefit , NITP’s weekly radio program, presents information and strategies to help the Federal worker plan and navigate the unique issues of each career stage.   Join us each week as our guests discuss topics of interest including Federal benefits, financial planning/literacy, retirement concerns, FEHB Open Season, the Thrift Savings Plan, and much more.