Federal Employee's Guide To The Known And Unknown Benefits Universe

Host Bob Leins will talk about federal benefits with NITP presenters Bob Braunstein and James Marshall. Bob Braunstein and James Marshall are federal benefits experts in FERS, CSRS, FERCCA, Social Security, TSP and LTC.

Topics Include

  • Social Security – can surviving spouses also collect their own social security benefits, if they are currently receiving SS based on deceased spouse’s work record?
  • TSP – Do TSP contributions lower social security taxable income and how much does that affect a future SS benefit?
  • Medicare – if I cancel my Medicare Part B, will I have to pay a penalty to re-enroll?
  • Under CSRS, is there any benefit of continuing service beyond 41 years and 11 months?