Welcome to FedImpact: Candid Insights for Your Federal Retirement with Chris Kowalik
Chris Kowalik is a nationally recognized federal employee retirement benefits expert, and a frequent speaker and trainer for federal employee organizations and financial service firms throughout the country.
As the developer of the Federal Retirement Impact Workshop, Chris has analyzed the challenging retirement scenarios for thousands of federal and postal employees – helping them to avoid costly mistakes, and highlighting opportunities for them to gain greater financial security in their retirement years
Below you will find the latest episodes of the FedImpact audio podcast. You can listen to them right here on FedImpact.com — or download them to your device to listen to at a more convenient time. You can also subscribe to the podcast on iTunes, Spotify, iHeartRadio, Amazon Music and wherever else you listen to podcasts. To receive alerts by email when new episodes are available, CLICK HERE.
Episode 141: Retirement – Are You In It to Win It?
Episode 140: Striving for Financial Freedom in Retirement
Episode 139: Why Your Agency’s Retirement Estimate Isn’t Enough
Episode 138: Your Mindset on TSP in a Down Market
Episode 137: Playing Offense & Defense in Retirement
Episode 136: Your Retirement Scorecard
Episode 135: TSP’s Comedy of Errors in 4, 3, 2, 1…
Episode 134: The 3 Key Professionals to Have in Your Corner
Episode 133: Why Federal Employees Should Avoid “Rules of Thumb”
Episode 132: 5 Places Where Feds Should Not Go to For Advice
Episode 130: Why High COLAs are Not a Good Thing
Episode 128: Rules for Keeping FEHB in Retirement
Episode 127: The TSP Early Withdrawal Penalty
Episode 126: The Goals, the Gap and the Gains
Episode 125: New TSP Withdrawal and Loan Options from CARES Act
Episode 124: Volatile Market: The TSP and the Coronavirus
Episode 122: Pros and Cons of TSP Lifecycle Funds
Episode 120: Is Deferred Retirement A Good Choice?
Episode 119: Survivor Benefits: Children and Insurable Interest
Episode 118: Understanding Spousal Survivor Benefits
Episode 117: Federal Couples: Making Decisions for Retirement
Episode 116: How FEHB and Medicare Work Together in Retirement
Episode 112: Federal Employee Pay Raises vs. Retiree COLAs
Episode 111: Retiring Under the FERS MRA+10 Provision
Episode 109: How to Leverage the Roth Thrift Savings Plan