WHO WE ARE
Livingston Federal Employee Retirement Planning is a privately-owned, experienced company who specifically addresses and serves the financial and retirement planning needs of federal employees across the country. We work directly with federal employees by helping to explain, analyze and coordinate their unique benefits to develop and maintain an individual retirement plan. As well, we partner with government agencies and human resource departments to deliver complimentary, on-site educational retirement and financial planning seminars covering benefits and all aspects of the various federal retirement systems, including both FERS and CSRS.
Each of our advisors is a Chartered Federal Employee Benefits Consultant (ChFEBC)*, a prestigious designation earned and maintained by every Livingston Advisor. This enables you, or any federal employee, to enjoy the confidence and security that comes from working with an educated financial consultant with a thorough and current understanding of your specific government benefits. You will quickly find that our advisors are responsive, easy to work with and provide outstanding, personalized service.
On our site you can request your free benefit analysis, sign up for our newsletter, research current market and industry news, and use a financial calculator. If you are an HR representative you can schedule a seminar for your employees to attend. Start your future today.
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