FRP Audio

206, 2014

Federal Benefits Questions Answered

By |June 2nd, 2014|

Join Bob Leins, as he and James Marshall, federal benefits specialist, take on frequently asked questions about federal benefits.

2001, 2014

What do I need to know about Social Security?

By |January 20th, 2014|

As a federal employee, Social Security benefits are handled differently depending upon the retirement system that one is in. Bob Leins welcomes federal benefits specialist James Marshall into the studio to discuss Social Security and the ins and outs of your Social Security benefits.

2005, 2013

Deposits Or Redeposits — Are They For Me?

By |May 20th, 2013|

Federal benefits specialist James Marshall joins host Bob Leins to discuss the various types of federal service that may be creditable for retirement under CSRS and FERS — for both eligibility and computation purposes. After explaining what deposits and redeposits are, James Marshall discusses examples of both so that you may understand the advantages of using this service on your future retirement benefits.

2503, 2013

Retirement Twilight Zone

By |March 25th, 2013|

Join Bob Leins as he hosts the first ever NITP 'Stories from the Twilight Zone of Retirement Benefits.' Tammy Flanagan, James Marshall and Bob Braunstein recount and explain some strange, but true, stories from the world of retirement planning.

1805, 2012

Retirement and Insurance

By |May 18th, 2012|

With all the talk on the Hill and at the Office of Personnel Management about federal workers' insurance and retirement benefits options, it could be hard to understand how the different initiatives or legislative proposals will affect federal employees. This week host Bill Bransford will be joined by Joan Melanson from Long Term Care Partners, and federal retirement benefits specialist James Marshall for an in-depth look at and breakdown of the various retirement and insurance options out there for federal employees.

1903, 2012

Social Security And Federal Pensions

By |March 19th, 2012|

Bob Leins welcomes federal benefit specialist James Marshall to examine Social Security and the situations where Social Security might affect federal pensions and vice versa.

2305, 2011

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

By |May 23rd, 2011|

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

1804, 2011

Retirement planning: What should you do?

By |April 18th, 2011|

Join host Tammy Flanagan and NITP benefits specialist James Marshall for a discussion of issues that frequently arise in pre-retirement seminars. They will debate some of the tough questions they hear in those seminars.

1810, 2010

Why Should You Take A Retirement Planning Class?

By |October 18th, 2010|

Join host Bob Leins and special guest James Marshall. Marshall is a federal benefits specialist that will discuss the issues surrounding retirement and what you need to know about the process. James will also include "real world examples" of how attending a retirement planning class now may ultimately save you, the federal employee, hundreds or even thousands of dollars in retirement by learning about maximizing your federal benefits.