October 18, 2010 — Join host Bob Leins and special guest James Marshall. Marshall is a federal benefits specialist that will discuss the issues surrounding retirement and what you need to know about the process.
Marshall will also include “real world examples” of how attending a retirement planning class now may ultimately save you, the federal employee, hundreds or even thousands of dollars in retirement by learning about maximizing your federal benefits.
Pension vesting (employee contributions)
Sick leave vs. annual leave (shortly before leaving federal service)
Importance of understanding how a pension is computed
Age factors that might affect benefits
Thrift Savings Plan
Have questions? Call the show live, Monday, October 18, 2010 at (202) 465-3080. We’ll be taking calls live from 10-11 a.m.