John Grobe

John Grobe is President of Federal Career Experts, a firm that provides pre-retirement training and seminars to a wide variety of federal agencies. FCE's instructors are all retired federal retirement specialists who educate class participants on the ins and outs of federal retirement and benefits; there is never an attempt to influence participants to invest a certain way, or to purchase any financial products. John and FCE specialize in retirement for special category employees, such as law enforcement officers.

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Applying for a Promotion or New Job? Don't Make These Mistakes on Your Resume!

August 8, 2007 7:20 AM

Most people have to write a resume at one time or another. How you present yourself on paper can make the difference between getting a new job or promotion and not being seriously considered. Here are some of the most common mistakes to avoid in writing your resume.

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Do You Have an Estate Plan?

August 3, 2007 7:48 AM

Estate planning is something that most of us intend to do but few of us get around to actually doing it. Perhaps this will give you an incentive to get around to it.

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Dance to the Music

August 2, 2007 6:45 AM

This years trustee’s report indicated that Social Security would become insolvent in 2041, with Medicare hitting insolvency in 2019. Should we cut benefits, raise taxes, raise the retirement age or just ignore it?

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Can You Trust Your Financial Advisor?

July 24, 2007 7:34 AM

Many federal employees use a financial advisor when planning for retirement. That can be a good idea and may help you have a more secure retirement in your future. But be wary in selecting an advisor. Here are some tips on what to look out for.

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How Much Income Do You Need in Retirement? It Depends

How much income will you need during retirement? A lot depends on your preferences, your lifestyle and financial decisions you have made prior to retiring.

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How Much Money Will I Receive in Retirement?

How much income will you receive after you retire? How much can you withdraw from your retirement accounts so that you will not outlive your retirement savings?

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