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  • Buying an annuity from the Social Security Administration is one way for federal employees to bolster their retirement income. And yes, you heard that right, you can buy a Social Security annuity. Tammy Flanagan is Senior Benefits Director for the National Institute of Transition Planning. She says on In Depth with Francis Rose the cost of the annuity depends on how patient you are.

    July 25, 2014
  • NITP Senior Benefits Director Tammy Flanagan will answer your retirement questions. July 16, 2014

    July 16, 2014
  • Making the call to turn your investment decisions over to a financial planner is a big decision for just about anybody, but there are several important factors that make that decision even more complicated for federal employees. Tammy Flanagan is Senior Benefits Director for the National Institute of Transition Planning. She's writing about some of the elements of that decision making process for soon-to-retire feds, and shared her thoughts on In Depth with guest host Jared Serbu.

    July 11, 2014
  • Benefits expert John Elliott will discuss what you should be doing to prepare for retirement, and OPM Director Katherine Archuleta will talk about the status of phased retirement, the retirement-claims backlog and other civil service issues. July 9, 2014

    July 09, 2014
  • NITP Senior Benefits Director Tammy Flanagan will answer your retirement questions. July 2, 2014

    July 02, 2014
  • Last month, Tammy Flanagan, senior benefits director for the National Institute of Transition Planning, joined Federal News Radio's senior correspondent, Mike Causey, to answer feds' questions as part of an exclusive online chat. The experts fielded dozens of questions from readers -- but couldn't get to all them. So, Federal News Radio went back to the experts to answer another round of questions for readers. In this special Q&A, find the experts' take on everything from the best date to retire this year and what happens to insurance premiums when you retire to whether the Thrift Savings Plan plans to offer in-plan conversions.

    May 09, 2014
  • NITP Senior Benefits Director Tammy Flanagan will answer your retirement questions. March 19, 2014

    March 19, 2014
  • Benefits expert John Elliott, with the National Institute of Transition Planning, is our guest. He talks about what you should be doing to prepare for retirement at all career levels: as a new fed, in mid-career and as you approach retirement. March 5, 2014

    March 05, 2014
  • Benefits expert John Elliott, with the National Institute of Transition Planning, is our guest. He talks about what you should be doing to prepare for retirement at all career levels: as a new fed, in mid-career and as you approach retirement. February 12, 2014

    February 12, 2014
  • 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

    January 29, 2014
  • Federal benefits expert Bob Braunstein will answer your questions about phased retirment. July 10, 2013

    July 10, 2013
  • On the In Depth show blog, you can listen to the interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day and links to additional resources.

    July 28, 2012
  • On the In Depth show blog, you can listen to the interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day and links to additional resources.

    July 04, 2012
  • But the Office of Personnel Management is prodding federal employees to also think about financial freedom — especially in retirement. As part of its Retirement Readiness Now series, OPM compiled a list of four things feds should do to start getting a handle on their future retirement. Tammy Flanagan, the senior benefits director at the National Institute of Transition Planning, discussed the tips on In Depth with Francis Rose.

    July 03, 2012