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Government Workers

City, state, and federal workers have very different retirement plans. Some workers are covered under the New York City [...]

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Railroad Workers

Many railroad workers are covered under the U.S. Railroad Retirement Board system (RRB). I have worked with many couples [...]

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Through the years, there have been many changes in the law regarding enhanced earning capacity for people with professional [...]

Categories: Physicians|

Union Workers

As a former shop steward of a New York City union, I understand some of the complicated pensions and [...]

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Post Office Workers

Post office workers can either be part of the Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS) or have a Thrift Savings [...]

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Many years ago, I learned that New York City teachers and suburban teachers have very different rates of compensation [...]

Categories: Teachers|


I have helped dozens of members of the military seeking a separation or divorce, where one or both of [...]

Categories: Military|

Law Enforcement

I have both friends and family members that are in law enforcement. Through conversations with them, I not only [...]

Categories: Law Enforcement|

Lawyers and Judges

Some of my best friends are lawyers and judges. No, really. I can’t count how many attorneys and judges [...]

Categories: Lawyers and Judges|