Micah Shilanski

Micah Shilanski

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.

Considering Monthly TSP Payments in Retirement?

There’s an important factor most people overlook when they choose monthly TSP payments in retirement. You can choose how much you take out each month – but you don’t get to choose HOW the money comes out. Don’t let this catch you by surprise.

When the Highest Rate of Return Isn’t the Best

Here is a real story about someone who had enough money to retire but got caught up in chasing rates of return and had to return to work. Before you allocate your TSP, make sure you stay focused on your goals — not just chasing the highest rates of return.

How a Typo Could Delay Your Retirement from Federal Service

The SF 50 is the official form the government uses to determine your retirement eligibility and to calculate your pension. If there is an error or a typo, it could delay your retirement. Find out why you need a copy of all of your SF 50s, and how to review them before you retire.