Randy Silvey

Randy Silvey is the published author of You FIRST, Federal Employees Retirement Guide, one of the bestselling books of its kind on Amazon and Kindle. For over 14 years, he’s been educating and guiding Feds in pursuing wealthier retirement lifestyles. Randy can be reached at 816-524-1515 or visit his website at www.silverlightfinancial.com. Securities offered through Infinity Financial Services. Member FINRA/SIPC.

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Fundamentals of Favorable Financial Fundamentals

By on March 11, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Fundamentals of Favorable Financial Fundamentals

When financial experts talk about economic “fundamentals” favoring positive growth for your long-term retirement savings, to what are they referring?

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Are You Foiling the 4 F’s of Retirement?

By on December 16, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Are You Foiling the 4 F’s of Retirement?

Are you avoiding these common retirement pitfalls?

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Does Political Drama in Washington Impact Your Federal Retirement?

By on November 13, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Does Political Drama in Washington Impact Your Federal Retirement?

Political drama can cause shifts in the stock market. Should this cause federal employees to worry about their retirement savings?

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How Much Money Do I Need to Retire?

By on October 16, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
How Much Money Do I Need to Retire?

Can you retire on a $1 million in savings? The author looks at what it takes to maintain your current lifestyle after retirement.

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Could the Typical Fed Benefit from Capital Gains Reform?

By on August 15, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Could the Typical Fed Benefit from Capital Gains Reform?

A proposal is on the table to modify the capital gains tax. How likely is it to pass and what could it mean for your retirement savings?

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Is Working after Retirement Worth the Costs?

By on July 12, 2018 in Q&A, Retirement with 0 Comments
Is Working after Retirement Worth the Costs?

Is it true that there is an income limit for federal retirees under FERS who work after retiring from federal service?

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Who’s to Blame? Will Feds be Culpable for Lower Income and Lost Benefits?

By on June 5, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Who’s to Blame? Will Feds be Culpable for Lower Income and Lost Benefits?

Recent news about proposed benefits cuts has many current and former federal employees worried. How might they impact one’s retirement if enacted?

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Is Common Sense All You Need to Plan Your Retirement?

By on March 12, 2018 in Q&A, Retirement with 0 Comments
Is Common Sense All You Need to Plan Your Retirement?

I’ve read about what to do with my TSP after retirement, but I believe all we can do is use common sense and hope that our money will grow and last.

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Are Abnormally Successful Feds Faking Their Own Death for Financial Gains?

By on February 21, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Are Abnormally Successful Feds Faking Their Own Death for Financial Gains?

How would your spouse get by in retirement if you were to pass away? The author discusses how imagining this scenario can help with your retirement planning.

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Cuts to Federal Retirement System: Evaded or Merely Postponed?

By on November 29, 2017 in Pay & Benefits, Retirement with 0 Comments
Cuts to Federal Retirement System: Evaded or Merely Postponed?

A budget resolution making cuts to federal pay and benefits recently failed to pass Congress, but it left federal employees wondering what the future may hold.

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