Federal Employees As you may know, very few individuals and organizations are qualified to advise federal employees.Finding someone who understands the unique benefits offered to federal employees is especially important when you consider that retirement has a binary outcome. Our firm is uniquely qualified to help federal employees understand how their benefits will maintain their desired lifestyle in retirement. Since we understand and know the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP), Federal Employee Retirement System (FERS) and Federal Employee Group Life Insurance (FEGLI) we can help federal employees navigate the many different options they face upon retirement. For example, we have assisted federal employees who have met the time in service requirement but not obtained full social security retirement age find the benefit that fills that income gap. In other instances, we assist federal employees find the very best and easiest way to take their yearly required minimum distributions.If you are eligible and have been offered a VERA or VSIP, we can help you decide what makes the most sense for your retirement future.We understand federal benefits, over a third of our customers are federal employees who trust us to help them make their retirement dreams come true.CochranMickels Retirement Specialists is a SAMS registered company.