Tammy Flanagan

  • Add ‘political realities’ to the strikes against retirees

    Although looking back on the first couple of months of 2020 might seem like the Good Old Days, benefits expert Tammy Flanagan said, “It was already destined to be pretty rocky” being an election year and all. But, then, of course, came the coronavirus pandemic.

  • Best Dates to Retire

    Insight by NITP, Inc. May 18, 2020– Host Bob Leins, CPA® welcomes Tammy Flanagan, Senior Benefits Director at NITP, Inc.  This topic has become more complicated for employees retiring under the three-tiered FERS retirement system that includes…

  • GPO and WEP: The other pandemics!

    Windfall Elimination Provision and Government Pension Offset cost millions of federal and public employees even more millions in dollars of benefits.

  • Lock down survival tip: Measure twice, cut once

    Time in grade and in government doesn’t automatically mean you will be able to maintain a reasonable standard of living once you’ve traded your biweekly pay check for a monthly annuity. 

  • 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.

  • Life (and your career) after coronavirus

    When in doubt, and in all things retirement, start with Tammy Flanagan. She’s been thinking and rethinking your career since the virus hit.

  • COVID-19 and your retirement timetable

    March has been a game-changer for billions of people. The pandemic has produced a variety of mid-life crises for just about every thinking person.

  • Planning to retire, ever? Hold that thought!

    The virus-driven stock market crash has hammered the TSP accounts of hundreds of thousands of feds, many of whom had planned to retire this year.

  • How to Get the Most Out of Your Federal Health Plan

    Insight by NITP, Inc. March 23, 2020 –  Host Bob Leins, CPA® and co-host Tammy Flanagan, Senior Benefits Director at NITP, Inc. welcome back Paula S. Jakub, RHU; CEO of The American Foreign Service Protective Association,…

  • Timing your first date with Social Security

    Working for the federal government has its rewards and challenges. The same when you retire — a lot of options which also means a lot of choices.