best date to retire

  • Design your own buyout for December and January

    Fast approaching is the health benefits open enrollment period from Nov. 11-Dec. 9, when workers and retirees should shop carefully for the best deal for them and their families.

  • Social Security & TRICARE

    This week on “Your Turn”, John Grobe, president of Federal Career Experts will answer your questions about Social Security, and the best day for you to retire from the federal government. August 10, 2016

  • Agency leadership, job satisfaction matter in feds’ decisions to retire

    A new study reviews federal personnel data for employees over age 50, along with feedback from the Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey, to determine what other factors — besides employees’ ages — might affect their decisions to retire from the civil service.

  • When is your best date(s) to retire?

    What are your best date(s) to retire? Federal benefits expert Tammy Flanagan will answer that question when she joins host Mike Causey on Your Turn. February 17, 2016

  • When is the best day for you to retire?

    The NITP’s Tammy Flanagan will discuss the best days to retire and Andy Medici with the Federal Times new problems at the VA, and the high cost of workers compensation. October 8, 2014

  • The 30-day rule

    Trick question, and you will never get the right answer. The question is this: How many days are there in the months of September, August and February? If you said anything other than 30 you lose, and it could impact your retirement benefit, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says.

  • Finding the right retirement date for you

    Tammy Flanagan, senior benefits director for the National Institute of Transition Planning, will give tips on how to determine your magic retirement date. January 29, 2014

  • Finding your magic retirement date

    Timing is everything, especially when you retire. And whether you are planning to retire in a few months or 30 years from now, there is a magic date just for you, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says.

  • Personalize your retirement day

    When deciding to retire there is one day, but lots of different dates, that is best for you, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says. How do you figure out the difference?

  • The “best of,” part 2

    Bob Leins and Tammy Flanagan discuss the “best of” subjects brought up during recent seminars.