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Ten Tips for Open Season

Each year, federal employees get the opportunity to review their coverage choices under the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program and the Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program. For those thinking about retiring in the near future, it's especially important to consider your options.

With that in mind, Retirement Planning columnist Tammy Flanagan has prepared a downloadable guide outlining 10 very important concepts to keep in mind. Just click the link below to access your copy of the report.

Ten Things to Remember About Health Insurance and Retirement


Tammy Flanagan has spent 30 years helping federal employees take charge of their retirement by understanding their benefits. She runs her own consulting business at and provides individual counseling as well as online training for the National Association of Retired Federal Employees, Plan Your Federal Retirement as well as the Federal Long Term Care insurance Program. She also serves as the senior benefits director for the National Institute of Transition Planning Inc., which conducts federal retirement planning workshops and seminars.

For more retirement planning help, tune in to "For Your Benefit," presented by the National Institute of Transition Planning Inc. live on Federal News Radio on Mondays at 10 a.m. ET on WFED AM 1500 in the Washington-metro area. Archived shows are available on

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