We provide a comprehensive federal employee benefits class for federal employees (FERS) and their spouses. Our one-day, eight-hour workshop covers pressing topics about how the federal employee benefit system works in conjunction with other areas of their lives.
How will taxes affect your retirement spending?
Can you lower your tax bill and keep more of your money, now and in the future?
How much money do you need to retire?
Where will your retirement income come from?
Do you have enough to retire comfortably... and stay retired?
Federal Retirement Planning:
Are you getting the most out of your Federal Retirement benefits?
Which benefit choices are best for your personal situation?
When is the best time for you to retire from Federal service?
Will your assets go to the people you want?
How can you make sure your heirs get more of your estate than Uncle Sam?
Location - Anchorage, Alaska
Sheraton Hotel, Anchorage Alaska
Address: 401 E 6th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501
Parking: Parking is available on-site for a fee.
Can't Make This Class? Register for our next.
If you ever have trouble registering for one of our classes online call our office at 907-278-1351.
We are local so when it comes to attending a Federal Employee Benefits-Class in Alaska, you will be speaking with a real live, local specialist.
By calling our office you can also be put on our waitlist for classes that are full or ensure you're signed up for the next class.
Your Federal Benefits are Just One Piece of Your Financial Puzzle. Learning How They Play A Part Of Your Greater Financial Picture Is What Our Firm Specializes In.
When you attend one of our FER's retirement classes...
- You’ll learn about your federal retirement benefits from a financial planning perspective.
- You’ll understand how your benefit choices impact your overall financial picture.
- You’ll see examples of common mistakes, and learn how to avoid them.
- You’ll learn about the importance of estate planning for federal employees.
- You'll learn about how social security benefits work.
- You'll learn about survivor benefits and choices that you have.
- You’ll have a chance to ask specific questions about how your benefits work.
Who’s Teaching Your Pre-Retirement Class?
Our FERS pre-retirement classes are taught by Floyd Shilanski, Micah Shilanski and Jamie Shilanski. Each are financial professionals living and working in Alaska. They help Federal Employees plan for retirement across the nation.
Each brings significant experience in federal retirement benefits and personal financial planning to the program.
Floyd Shilanski RFC®
Floyd is the founder of Shilanski & Associates, Inc., an independent financial planning firm that has been in business in Anchorage for nearly 30 years. Floyd has years of experience helping individuals pursue their financial and retirement goals.
Micah Shilanski, CFP®
Micah is a regular author for FedSmith.com, and founder of Plan-Your-Federal-Retirement.com. Federal Employees from across the nation (and even those stationed overseas) have called Micah when they needed help with their federal retirement benefits. Micah is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional who specializes in helping federal employees get the most out of their retirement benefits.
Jamie Shilanski RFC®
Jamie orchestrates educational classes as well for Federal Employees working in the State of Alaska on their benefits. She works with several Human Resource professionals in an effort to educate employees on how their benefits play a significant part of one's financial plan.
Real Experience Helping Federal Employees in Alaska
We teach classes, but more importantly, we have personally helped individual federal employees through the entire federal retirement process, from planning to paperwork and enjoying retirement.
We’re local. We’re not flying in from outside; we live and work right here in Anchorage. We’re familiar with the unique issues that affect Alaska’s federal employees.
We’ve seen the mistakes that can happen, and we want to help you avoid them.