Government Executive - Retirement Planninghttp://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/retirement-planning/Advice on how to prepare for life after government.en-usThu, 17 Apr 2014 16:23:39 -0400Found Moneyhttp://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/retirement-planning/2014/04/found-money/82747/Tips and tricks for accumulating a little extra cash for your retirement.Tammy Flanagan, National Institute of Transition PlanningThu, 17 Apr 2014 16:23:39 -0400http://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/retirement-planning/2014/04/found-money/82747/Pay & Benefits - Retirement Planningisak55/Shutterstock.comAdvice From a TSP Millionairehttp://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/retirement-planning/2014/04/advice-tsp-millionaire/82291/Tips on how to get the most out of your savings.Tammy Flanagan, National Institute of Transition PlanningThu, 10 Apr 2014 16:00:00 -0400http://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/retirement-planning/2014/04/advice-tsp-millionaire/82291/Pay & Benefits - Retirement PlanningFer Gregory/Shutterstock.comThe 5 Percent Solution to Retirement Securityhttp://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/retirement-planning/2014/04/5-percent-solution-retirement-security/81865/The key to Thrift Savings Plan investing.Tammy Flanagan, National Institute of Transition PlanningThu, 03 Apr 2014 15:26:02 -0400http://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/retirement-planning/2014/04/5-percent-solution-retirement-security/81865/Pay & Benefits - Retirement PlanningJerry Sliwowski/Shutterstock.comWhat Happens to Your Life Savings?http://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/retirement-planning/2014/03/what-happens-your-life-savings/81406/You can’t take your TSP funds with you, so it’s important to decide what should happen with the money after you die.Tammy Flanagan, National Institute of Transition PlanningThu, 27 Mar 2014 15:04:39 -0400http://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/retirement-planning/2014/03/what-happens-your-life-savings/81406/Pay & Benefits - Retirement PlanningPressmaster/Shutterstock.comIs Paperless Retirement Processing the Answer?http://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/retirement-planning/2014/03/paperless-retirement-processing-answer/80947/OPM takes another crack at an electronic retirement system.Tammy Flanagan, National Institute of Transition PlanningThu, 20 Mar 2014 14:43:50 -0400http://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/retirement-planning/2014/03/paperless-retirement-processing-answer/80947/Pay & Benefits - Retirement PlanningJerry Sliwowski/Shutterstock.comRetirement Quiz: The Basicshttp://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/retirement-planning/2014/03/retirement-quiz-basics/80506/Test your knowledge of some of the bedrock principles of retirement planning.Tammy Flanagan, National Institute of Transition PlanningThu, 13 Mar 2014 17:35:05 -0400http://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/retirement-planning/2014/03/retirement-quiz-basics/80506/Pay & Benefits - Retirement PlanningAfrica Studio/Shutterstock.comHealth Insurance Questions and Answershttp://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/retirement-planning/2014/03/health-insurance-questions-and-answers/80056/Responses to reader concerns about Medicare and the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program.Tammy Flanagan, National Institute of Transition PlanningThu, 06 Mar 2014 16:45:57 -0500http://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/retirement-planning/2014/03/health-insurance-questions-and-answers/80056/Pay & Benefits - Retirement Planningisak55/Shutterstock.comThe Big Health Insurance Questionhttp://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/retirement-planning/2014/02/big-health-insurance-question/79504/Should federal retirees enroll in Medicare Part B?Tammy Flanagan, National Institute of Transition PlanningFri, 28 Feb 2014 00:00:00 -0500http://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/retirement-planning/2014/02/big-health-insurance-question/79504/Pay & Benefits - Retirement Planningpiotr_pabijan/Shutterstock.comThe TSP’s New Millionaireshttp://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/retirement-planning/2014/02/tsps-new-millionaires/79145/The secret to building up $1 million or more in retirement savings.Tammy Flanagan, National Institute of Transition PlanningFri, 21 Feb 2014 01:00:00 -0500http://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/retirement-planning/2014/02/tsps-new-millionaires/79145/Pay & Benefits - Retirement PlanningAfrica Studio/Shutterstock.comIs the Grass Really Greener?http://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/retirement-planning/2014/02/grass-really-greener/78824/A look at two case studies of people considering leaving government for the private sector.Tammy Flanagan, National Institute of Transition PlanningFri, 14 Feb 2014 01:00:00 -0500http://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/retirement-planning/2014/02/grass-really-greener/78824/Pay & Benefits - Retirement PlanningPhotoXpressDon’t Go, Please Stayhttp://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/retirement-planning/2014/02/dont-go-please-stay/78365/Readers weigh in on the benefits of a long-term federal career.Tammy Flanagan, National Institute of Transition PlanningThu, 06 Feb 2014 17:00:00 -0500http://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/retirement-planning/2014/02/dont-go-please-stay/78365/Pay & Benefits - Retirement Planningvicgmyr/Shutterstock.comTo Stay or Not To Stay in Governmenthttp://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/retirement-planning/2014/01/stay-or-not-stay-government/77912/Advice for a young federal manager considering making the leap to the private sector.Tammy Flanagan, National Institute of Transition PlanningFri, 31 Jan 2014 01:00:00 -0500http://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/retirement-planning/2014/01/stay-or-not-stay-government/77912/Pay & Benefits - Retirement PlanningTashatuvango/Shutterstock.comA Case of Savings Envyhttp://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/retirement-planning/2014/01/case-savings-envy/77462/Don’t compare your retirement savings to anyone else’s. Focus on maximizing yours.Tammy Flanagan, National Institute of Transition PlanningFri, 24 Jan 2014 01:00:00 -0500http://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/retirement-planning/2014/01/case-savings-envy/77462/Pay & Benefits - Retirement PlanningMonkik/Shutterstock.comA Different Path for Womenhttp://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/retirement-planning/2014/01/different-path-women/77003/Issues and resources for women to consider in preparing for retirement.Tammy Flanagan, National Institute of Transition PlanningFri, 17 Jan 2014 01:00:00 -0500http://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/retirement-planning/2014/01/different-path-women/77003/Pay & Benefits - Retirement Planningagsandrew/Shutterstock.comThe Index: 2014 Editionhttp://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/retirement-planning/2014/01/index-2014-edition/76565/The annual guide to all things retirement-related.Tammy Flanagan, National Institute of Transition PlanningThu, 09 Jan 2014 16:02:59 -0500http://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/retirement-planning/2014/01/index-2014-edition/76565/Pay & Benefits - Retirement PlanningJaroslaw2313/Shutterstock.comGreatest Hits of 2013http://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/retirement-planning/2014/01/greatest-hits-2013/76187/Some of the most popular Retirement Planning columns of last year, on subjects ranging from the best date to retire to signs that you're not ready to move on.Tammy Flanagan, National Institute of Transition PlanningFri, 03 Jan 2014 01:00:00 -0500http://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/retirement-planning/2014/01/greatest-hits-2013/76187/Pay & Benefits - Retirement Planning pixelfabrik/Shutterstock.comHow Much TSP Can You Take?http://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/retirement-planning/2013/12/how-much-tsp-can-you-take/75782/Addressing how to take distributions from your account in retirement, along with other questions.Tammy Flanagan, National Institute of Transition PlanningFri, 20 Dec 2013 01:00:00 -0500http://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/retirement-planning/2013/12/how-much-tsp-can-you-take/75782/Pay & Benefits - Retirement PlanningAbstract_art/Shutterstock.comSpared from Pension Hikeshttp://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/retirement-planning/2013/12/spared-pension-hikes/75461/Responses to your questions on potential benefit cuts and other issues.Tammy Flanagan, National Institute of Transition PlanningFri, 13 Dec 2013 01:00:00 -0500http://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/retirement-planning/2013/12/spared-pension-hikes/75461/Pay & Benefits - Retirement Planningmartellostudio/Shutterstock.comGetting Something For (Next to) Nothinghttp://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/retirement-planning/2013/12/getting-something-next-nothing/75032/The benefits (and pitfalls) of high-deductible health plans.Tammy Flanagan, National Institute of Transition PlanningFri, 06 Dec 2013 01:00:00 -0500http://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/retirement-planning/2013/12/getting-something-next-nothing/75032/Pay & Benefits - Retirement PlanningSTILLFX/Shutterstock.comFive Steps to Picking a New Health Planhttp://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/retirement-planning/2013/11/five-steps-picking-new-health-plan/74294/A handy guide to navigating the process.Tammy Flanagan, National Institute of Transition PlanningFri, 22 Nov 2013 01:00:00 -0500http://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/retirement-planning/2013/11/five-steps-picking-new-health-plan/74294/Pay & Benefits - Retirement Planningpiotr_pabijan/Shutterstock.comWhat Is Your Full Retirement Age?http://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/retirement-planning/2013/11/what-your-full-retirement-age/73850/The decision about the best time to retire is different for everyone.Tammy FlanaganThu, 14 Nov 2013 17:36:31 -0500http://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/retirement-planning/2013/11/what-your-full-retirement-age/73850/Pay & Benefits - Retirement PlanningShutterstock.comBeyond the Horror Storieshttp://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/retirement-planning/2013/11/beyond-horror-stories/73427/Some tales of filing the paperwork to retire have a happy ending,Tammy Flanagan, National Institute of Transition PlanningFri, 08 Nov 2013 01:00:00 -0500http://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/retirement-planning/2013/11/beyond-horror-stories/73427/Pay & Benefits - Retirement Planningleungchopan/Shutterstock.comThe Incredible Shrinking COLAhttp://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/retirement-planning/2013/11/incredible-shrinking-colas/73016/This year's small retiree cost of living adjustment could be a harbinger of the future.Tammy Flanagan, National Institute of Transition PlanningFri, 01 Nov 2013 01:00:00 -0400http://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/retirement-planning/2013/11/incredible-shrinking-colas/73016/Pay & Benefits - Retirement Planning5 Reasons to Consider Changing Your Health Planhttp://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/retirement-planning/2013/10/5-reasons-consider-changing-your-health-plan/72605/Hardly any federal employees do during open season. Why not?Tammy Flanagan, National Institute of Transition PlanningFri, 25 Oct 2013 01:00:00 -0400http://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/retirement-planning/2013/10/5-reasons-consider-changing-your-health-plan/72605/Pay & Benefits - Retirement Planning7 Signs You’re Not Ready to Retirehttp://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/retirement-planning/2013/10/7-signs-youre-not-ready-retire/72176/The telltale indications that it’s not time to move on just yet.Tammy Flanagan, National Institute of Transition PlanningFri, 18 Oct 2013 01:00:00 -0400http://www.govexec.com/pay-benefits/retirement-planning/2013/10/7-signs-youre-not-ready-retire/72176/Pay & Benefits - Retirement Planning