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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Monte Carlo and Social Security Success

By on August 11, 2014 in Retirement with 22 Comments

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

By on July 20, 2014 in Retirement with 32 Comments

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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