Best Dates To Retire 2017

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If you're looking to move on from government next year, here are some optimal dates.

Are you a federal government employee, and thinking about what comes next in your career, and your life? If so, now is an opportune time to consider when might be the best times of year to retire from government and plot your next move. After all, in the federal system, not all retirement dates are created equal.

Tammy Flanagan, retirement planning columnist at Government Executive, writes an annual column explaining the best dates to retire, along with a downloadable calendar. Use the links below to access both.

Best Dates to Retire 2017: The Column

Best Dates to Retire 2017: The Calendar

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