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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Why a Roth IRA May Be Right For You

By on July 13, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Why a Roth IRA May Be Right For You

Federal employees can have a Roth IRA in addition to the TSP. Here are the basics of how this retirement savings option works.

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3 Social Security Questions

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3 Social Security Questions

Social Security is a key part of your federal retirement benefits. These are three important things to know about it.

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Preparing for Long-Term Care

By on April 27, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Preparing for Long-Term Care

Long-term care is something to consider getting in addition to health insurance that can protect you and your loved ones as you age.

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Will Your Surviving Spouse Need Your Federal Health Insurance?

By on April 4, 2020 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Will Your Surviving Spouse Need Your Federal Health Insurance?

These are some important things to keep in mind about your federal benefits if you think your spouse will need your health insurance if you predecease him or her.

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FERS Annuity and Take Home Pay in Retirement

By on March 12, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
FERS Annuity and Take Home Pay in Retirement

How much income can federal employees expect to have in retirement? It’s a complex question, but the author provides a basic overview of key points to consider.

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Two Practical Steps to Conquer the Retirement Unknowns

By on February 12, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Two Practical Steps to Conquer the Retirement Unknowns

Shifting from work to retirement is a big change. These are some ideas to help make the transition.

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Managing Your TSP: Your Retirement Investment Choices

By on January 27, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments

When it comes to retirement, “going with the flow” can have serious negative consequences for your investments. The author highlights some common pitfalls.

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Managing Your TSP: Reallocate Funds Tactically

By on January 3, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments

Reallocating your investments can help with your long-term retirement planning. The author discusses the basics of this principle.

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Managing Your TSP: Asset Allocation

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Managing Your TSP: Asset Allocation

The author discusses one of four investment principles and its importance to your TSP: asset allocation.

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Managing Your TSP: Determine Your Investor Profile

By on November 26, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments

What is your profile as a TSP investor? As the author explains, knowing this can help you with meeting your retirement goals.

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