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FedImpact: Candid Insights for Your Federal Retirement

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Federal retirement expert, Chris Kowalik, empowers federal employees to make confident decisions as they plan for the days when they no longer have to work. Chris' candid and straightforward nature allows employees to get the answers they need, and to understand the impact these decisions have on their retirement.

Latest Episodes

Understanding the Financial Impact of Proposed Benefits Changes for Federal Employees and Retirees

Federal benefits expert Chris Kowalik discusses the financial impact recent proposed changes to federal pay, benefits and retirement will have on both federal employees and retirees. Chris provides insight on the likelihood of whether each of the proposed changes may (or may not) happen -- plus some practical examples of how costly they could be if implemented.

66 MIN2018 MAY 22
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Understanding the Financial Impact of Proposed Benefits Changes for Federal Employees and Retirees

Pros and Cons of TSP Lifecycle (L) Funds

Federal retirement expert, Chris Kowalik, shares the advantages and disadvantages of the Lifecycle Funds (L Funds) within the Thrift Savings Plan . Key take-ways: What are the Lifecycle Funds -- and how are they different than the other funds in the Thrift Savings Plan? Some important challenges of the L Funds How the mixture of investments in the L Funds changes over time What rate of return investors in the L Funds can expect How L Funds work in the Traditional TSP and Roth TSP Listen to Chris' other podcast episodes or read the transcript on My Federal Retirement

17 MIN2018 FEB 26
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Pros and Cons of TSP Lifecycle (L) Funds

Taxes in Retirement

Federal retirement expert, Chris Kowalik, provides some practical insight on how federal employees can prepare for income taxes in retirement.

38 MIN2018 FEB 1
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Taxes in Retirement

Is Deferred Retirement A Good Choice?

Federal retirement expert, Chris Kowalik, brings some clarity on an often-confusing special type of federal retirement -- deferred retirement -- and some potential significant drawbacks to it.

17 MIN2017 SEP 21
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Is Deferred Retirement A Good Choice?

Survivor Benefits: Children and Insurable Interest

Federal retirement expert, Chris Kowalik, breaks down how the survivor benefit plan works for federal employee who wish to protect income for someone other than a spouse in retirement.

33 MIN2017 AUG 24
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Survivor Benefits: Children and Insurable Interest

Understanding Spousal Survivor Benefits

Federal retirement expert, Chris Kowalik, discusses some important considerations on perhaps one of the biggest decisions federal employees nearing retirement have to make: the spousal survivor benefits plan

30 MIN2017 AUG 9
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Understanding Spousal Survivor Benefits

Federal Couples: Making Benefits Decisions for Retirement

Federal retirement expert, Chris Kowalik, provides insight on how federal employees married to one another likely have different choices on some key benefits decisions than employees married to a non-federal spouse.

17 MIN2017 JUN 22
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Federal Couples: Making Benefits Decisions for Retirement

How FEHB and Medicare Work Together in Retirement

Federal retirement expert, Chris Kowalik, provides insight and tips on how the Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) program and Medicare work together in retirement.

21 MIN2017 JUN 8
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How FEHB and Medicare Work Together in Retirement

How the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program Works in Retirement

Federal retirement expert, Chris Kowalik, dispels misconceptions of how the FEHB program works in retirement.

17 MIN2017 MAY 18
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How the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program Works in Retirement

The Ins and Outs of the FERS Special Retirement Supplement

Federal retirement expert, Chris Kowalik, provides some clarity on how some FERS employees who retire prior to age 62 may receive the Special Retirement Supplement

19 MIN2017 APR 24
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The Ins and Outs of the FERS Special Retirement Supplement

Latest Episodes

Understanding the Financial Impact of Proposed Benefits Changes for Federal Employees and Retirees

Federal benefits expert Chris Kowalik discusses the financial impact recent proposed changes to federal pay, benefits and retirement will have on both federal employees and retirees. Chris provides insight on the likelihood of whether each of the proposed changes may (or may not) happen -- plus some practical examples of how costly they could be if implemented.

66 MIN2018 MAY 22
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Understanding the Financial Impact of Proposed Benefits Changes for Federal Employees and Retirees

Pros and Cons of TSP Lifecycle (L) Funds

Federal retirement expert, Chris Kowalik, shares the advantages and disadvantages of the Lifecycle Funds (L Funds) within the Thrift Savings Plan . Key take-ways: What are the Lifecycle Funds -- and how are they different than the other funds in the Thrift Savings Plan? Some important challenges of the L Funds How the mixture of investments in the L Funds changes over time What rate of return investors in the L Funds can expect How L Funds work in the Traditional TSP and Roth TSP Listen to Chris' other podcast episodes or read the transcript on My Federal Retirement

17 MIN2018 FEB 26
Comments
Pros and Cons of TSP Lifecycle (L) Funds

Taxes in Retirement

Federal retirement expert, Chris Kowalik, provides some practical insight on how federal employees can prepare for income taxes in retirement.

38 MIN2018 FEB 1
Comments
Taxes in Retirement

Is Deferred Retirement A Good Choice?

Federal retirement expert, Chris Kowalik, brings some clarity on an often-confusing special type of federal retirement -- deferred retirement -- and some potential significant drawbacks to it.

17 MIN2017 SEP 21
Comments
Is Deferred Retirement A Good Choice?

Survivor Benefits: Children and Insurable Interest

Federal retirement expert, Chris Kowalik, breaks down how the survivor benefit plan works for federal employee who wish to protect income for someone other than a spouse in retirement.

33 MIN2017 AUG 24
Comments
Survivor Benefits: Children and Insurable Interest

Understanding Spousal Survivor Benefits

Federal retirement expert, Chris Kowalik, discusses some important considerations on perhaps one of the biggest decisions federal employees nearing retirement have to make: the spousal survivor benefits plan

30 MIN2017 AUG 9
Comments
Understanding Spousal Survivor Benefits

Federal Couples: Making Benefits Decisions for Retirement

Federal retirement expert, Chris Kowalik, provides insight on how federal employees married to one another likely have different choices on some key benefits decisions than employees married to a non-federal spouse.

17 MIN2017 JUN 22
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Federal Couples: Making Benefits Decisions for Retirement

How FEHB and Medicare Work Together in Retirement

Federal retirement expert, Chris Kowalik, provides insight and tips on how the Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) program and Medicare work together in retirement.

21 MIN2017 JUN 8
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How FEHB and Medicare Work Together in Retirement

How the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program Works in Retirement

Federal retirement expert, Chris Kowalik, dispels misconceptions of how the FEHB program works in retirement.

17 MIN2017 MAY 18
Comments
How the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program Works in Retirement

The Ins and Outs of the FERS Special Retirement Supplement

Federal retirement expert, Chris Kowalik, provides some clarity on how some FERS employees who retire prior to age 62 may receive the Special Retirement Supplement

19 MIN2017 APR 24
Comments
The Ins and Outs of the FERS Special Retirement Supplement
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