federal pension

  • Avoid surprises by preparing for retirement years in advance

    Now that the shock of the stock market correction has settled in, federal retirement benefits specialist Tammy Flanagan said it imperative to calculate what your net retirement annuity income with be.

  • Pension or annuity: Fighting words

    But the one way to anger many feds is to tell them or remark that they are lucky to have such a good pension — then stand back.

  • 5 years after retirement: Where will you be?

    Senior Correspondent Mike Causey asked long-time reader Tony Krolik if there is life after retiring, which he did from the Internal Revenue Service five years ago.

  • Should we kill FERS?

    Jeff Neal, former CHCO for the Homeland Security Department, says telling people to save more for retirement when they are young is not enough.

  • Estate planning and powers of attorney

    Thomas J. O’Rourke, an attorney from Miles and Stockbridget, P.C., answer your calls and emails about estate planning, and changes in the laws governing powers of attorney. March 10, 2014

  • What do I need to know about Social Security?

    Federal benefits expert James Marshall will answer your questions about Social Security benefits. January 20, 2014