Annuities, pensions, TSP and Social Security

Monday - 7/28/2014, 9:12pm EDT

For Your Benefit

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July 28, 2014 -- What strategies provide strength to support retirement's "three-legged stool"?

This week on For Your Benefit, join co-hosts Bob Leins and Tammy Flanagan as they discuss these ever-important questions:

  • What is the difference between an annuity and a pension?
  • How does an earned annuity differ from a purchased annuity?
  • How is the federal earned annuity calculated - and can it be increased or decreased?
  • What is strategy and why is it so important to the "three legged stool" planning?
  • How is the TSP Annuity calculated?
  • How do these parts synch?