Retirement Benefits Specialist
Weekly Column on Government Executive
Tammy Flanagan is the senior benefits director for the National Institute of Transition Planning Inc., which conducts federal retirement planning workshops and seminars. Since 1985, Tammy has been helping federal employees take charge of their retirement by understanding their benefits. As part of her efforts she has been a regular contributor to Government Executive where she has been writing a weekly Retirement Planning Newsletter since 2006. On this page, you will be able to get information on her most recent newsletter submissions. You can access the full catalog of past submissions of her Retirement Planning column HERE. If you like what you read, then be sure to subscribe to this and other Government Executive email newsletters.
For more of Tammy Flanagan, be sure to tune into her weekly radio program For Your Benefit on Federal News Radio 1500 AM
Ready to retire? This column will walk you through the forms that are necessary to accomplish your transition from employee to retiree! For additional tips on applying for retirement, check out the November 22, 2017 column titled, "Keep These Documents Handy"
November 16th, 2017
Retirement Planning Column
Here is a guide to get you started at every stage of your career so that you can plan properly for a financially secure federal retirement. This can also help you understand the value of your federal benefits before making a decision to leave federal service early.
August 11th, 2016
Here you'll find a comprehensive retirement planning resource guide. If there is a topic you think you need to explore, these columns may provide you with a starting point to learn more about the steps you can take to making the key decisions that will help you enjoy a financially secure and mentally rewarding life after retirement.
The best time to start collecting your Social Security retirement benefits is when it’s best for you. There is no single age that’s optimal for everybody. There are reasons why it makes sense to start early and others why it might be a good idea to delay.
March 14th, 2019
Tammy Flanagan has been a prominent regular guest on Federal News Network (federalnewsnetwork.com) and 1500 am in the Washington, DC metro area. Through this radio channel she has been a featured guest on Federal Drive with Tom Temin, For Your Benefit with NITP, Inc., and Your Turn with Mike Causey.
Click the RETIREMENT PLANNING newsletter under the GOVERNMENT CAREER tab