Online Chat: Phased Retirement

Wednesday - 9/10/2014, 11:00am EDT

Federal News Radio experts answered your questions about phased retirement during an online chat today. Phased retirement is a new option which allows eligible employees to work part-time while drawing on part of their earned retirement benefits. Phased retirees must also spend at least 20 percent of their time mentoring other employees.

(Tammy Flanagan, Shefali Kapadia, and Mike Causey

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We received many questions and were not able to answer them all during the allotted time frame. We're working to get answers now and will post them to our website soon.

Tammy Flanagan, senior benefits director at the National Institute of Transition Planning, joined Federal News Radio Senior Correspondent Mike Causey and Web Editor Shefali Kapadia to answer your biggest questions about the new retirement option being offered to federal employees.

The final rule on phased retirement was released by the Office of Personnel Management last month, but many feds still have questions about how the rule will be implemented at agencies and how they can take advantage of it.

Tammy also joined Mike on his Your Turn radio show for an hour-long discussion on phased retirement. Listen to that show here. For even more information on phased retirement, view our Phased Retirement Q&A.


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