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The Five Biggest Retirement Decisions Feds Have To Make

The Five Biggest Retirement Decisions Feds Have To Make As a late career Fed, you are pondering retirement. For some, this is a chance to discover new hobbies and pursue things you didn’t have time for when you worked. For others, it’s an opportunity to pursue a different career with the safety net of a retirement income. And yet for others, it will be an opportunity to do a lot of relaxing after a career in the federal government. Regardless of your circumstances, you have some big decisions to make during your retirement years. Some of these decisions have to be made right away, while others are several years down the road. Let’s take a look at what I believe are the five biggest decisions a federal employee will have to make for their retirement. ·          WHEN TO RETIRE – The first decision to make is when will the employee be ready to retire. This is a multi-faceted question.   The first hurdle is eligibility. There is a sliding scale based on the year you were born