Top 5 Things to Know if you are Planning to Retire Soon

September 19, 2016

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 This week on For Your Benefit, host Bob Leins welcomes Tammy Flanagan, Federal Benefits Expert to the studio.  Together, they will discuss the "Top Five" things that Federal employees need to know if they are planning to retire at the end of the year.

  1. Can you afford to retire?
  2. Are you mentally ready to retire?
  3. How do you file the CSRS or FERS Retirement Application?
  4. How will you continue your insurance coverage?
  5. How to time TSP and Social Security elections

For questions or comments, email us in advance at or call 202-465-3080 this coming Monday.  Program begins at 10:05 ET and questions/comments are accepted.

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Host Bob Leins and presenters from the National Institute of Transition Planning, the federal leader in retirement planning seminars, take your calls and emails every Monday. Each week, the show focuses on a specific area of retirement planning from financial security, taxes, federal benefits and estate planning, to life after retirement. Email your questions or call the show at 202-465-3080. Listen live!