Tammy Flanagan

New wrinkle on the notion of postponing your federal retirement

The government might employ some two million people, but no two federal employees are alike. That’s why career and retirement planning can be complicated.

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What’s tougher: Moon landing or retiring from government?

Short answer: Both require considerable thought, if you want to wind up in the best, safest place possible!

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When should you retire? Turns out, it pays to be strategic

Timing your retirement can be tricky, but putting thought into when you leave the federal service can pay off in the long run.

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January pay raise or COLA: Why not both?

It isn’t the year that matters, but the month of the year that you decide to retire. So if you’ve got a friend hoping to take advantage of a higher COLA tell him or her that the clock is ticking.

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