Micah Shilanski, CFP®

Micah Shilanski is a Certified Financial Planner™ professional who specializes in helping federal employees get the most out of their retirement benefits. Micah helps his clients with tax planning, retirement planning, federal retirement planning, estate planning, and investment advice.

Plan Your Federal Retirement is a dba of Shilanski & Associates, Inc., an Alaska Registered Investment Advisor, with securities offered through Summit Brokerage Services, Inc., Member FINRA/SIPC.

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3 Quirks About the TSP in Retirement

By on February 4, 2015 in Retirement with 150 Comments

The TSP has quirks when it comes to using your money in retirement. These quirks can catch most federal employees by surprise. If you plan to keep your money in the TSP after you retire, you need to understand how it works so you aren’t caught off guard.

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Phased Retirement and Your High Three

By on September 26, 2014 in Q&A, Retirement with 3 Comments

In this video Q&A, Micah Shilanski CFP® and Tammy Flanagan explain how your high three works in conjunction with phased retirement.

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Phased Retirement: Sick and Annual Leave Considerations

By on September 17, 2014 in Human Resources, Q&A, Retirement with 1 Comment

In this video Q&A, Micah Shilanski CFP® and Tammy Flanagan explain how sick and annual leave are calculated for individuals who choose to do phased retirement.

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Phased Retirement vs. Reemployed Annuitant

By on September 11, 2014 in Q&A, Retirement with 4 Comments

In this video Q&A, Micah Shilanski, CFP® and Tammy Flanagan explain what the difference is between phased retirement and a reemployed annuitant as well as which options would be better for you.

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Monte Carlo and Social Security Success

Did you know that changing when you turn on Social Security could increase your chances of successful retirement? The author provides an example with 4 different scenarios and how it affects the probability of successful retirement.

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The Biggest Problem with Benefits Estimates

Many federal employees receive Benefits Estimates when they’re planning their retirement. Getting a Benefits Estimate from your HR can be a helpful place to start, but there is a big problem that most federal employees miss.

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