Brandon Christy

Brandon Christy, CPA, PFS, is the founder and president of Retirement Benefits Institute, Inc. He is an established leader in contracted federal retirement benefits education, and his company has trained over 10,000 federal employees to help them gain clarity and confidence in retirement.

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What TSP Withdrawal Option is Right for Me?

By on September 10, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
What TSP Withdrawal Option is Right for Me?

How do you determine a withdrawal strategy for the TSP in retirement? As the author illustrates, it is important to come up with a plan for the money.

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To Roth or Not to Roth?

By on September 5, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
To Roth or Not to Roth?

What’s better for retirement savings: Roth or traditional? The author discusses some important considerations.

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FEDVIP: Carrying Dental And Vision Insurance Into Retirement

By on August 25, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
FEDVIP: Carrying Dental And Vision Insurance Into Retirement

What are the requirements for carrying benefits under FEDVIP into retirement?

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What It Means To Be FERS RAE Or FERS FRAE

By on August 19, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
What It Means To Be FERS RAE Or FERS FRAE

You’ve likely heard of the FERS retirement system, but what is FERS RAE and FERS FRAE? These are the key differences.

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10 Retirement Budget Traveling Tips

By on August 14, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
10 Retirement Budget Traveling Tips

Traveling on a retirement budget can be fun and affordable. These are some tips to help you plan your next trip.

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What is Significant About Age 59.5 as a Federal Employee?

By on July 29, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
What is Significant About Age 59.5 as a Federal Employee?

What does reaching age 59.5 mean in terms of your retirement benefits as a federal employee?

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Strategies for Growing Your TSP

By on July 21, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Strategies for Growing Your TSP

The earlier you being saving, the more money you can have for retirement, however, you also need to consider tax implications.

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Three Steps to Avoid the Retirement Blues

By on July 9, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Three Steps to Avoid the Retirement Blues

Is retirement really that hard? Without a proper plan, it could be. Here are three tips to help you be ready.

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The FERS Special Retirement Supplement

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The FERS Special Retirement Supplement

How does the special retirement supplement work under FERS? The author provides a basic explanation.

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4 Emotions New Federal Retirees May Experience

By on June 3, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
4 Emotions New Federal Retirees May Experience

Retirement is a life changing event, and new retirees are likely to experience a variety of emotions as they make the transition.

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