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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When Do You Need a Will?
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Orchestrating Your Retirement Accounts
Getting the instruments of your retirement to work in concert may go far in realizing the retirement you imagine.
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Term insurance is the simplest form of life insurance. Here's how it works.
Understanding some basic concepts may help you assess whether zero-coupon bonds have a place in your portfolio.
International funds invest in non-U.S. markets, while global funds may invest in U.S. stocks alongside non-U.S. stocks.
Business owners may be able to protect themselves from the financial consequences of losing a key employee.
You taught them how to read and how to ride a bike, but have you taught your children how to manage money?
This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability, along with average and marginal tax rates.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.
The question used to be how low can interest rates go. Now it's how long can rates remain at their historic low levels?
We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”
Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.
The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.
Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.