About Us

My Federal Retirement -- with more than 1 million readers and tens of thousands of subscribers to its free email newsletter -- is the leading provider of financial and retirement planning information for federal and postal employees.


Scott Thompson

Since 1997, Scott Thompson has served the retirement planning needs of hundreds of thousands of U.S. federal and postal employees.  Scott's experience includes several years as the former CEO of Federal Employees News Digest.

Scott has managed and developed dozens of highly regarded retirement resources for federal employees including books, newsletters, websites, online forums, educational seminars and other training tools. 

Prior to his career serving federal employees, Scott spent 10 years in print and Internet publishing, including product development roles for the leading publishers and event organizers in the defense and telecommunications industries.

Panel of Expert Contributors

Edward A. Zurndorfer
Ed is a Certified Financial Planner (CFP) and Enrolled Agent in Silver Spring, Maryland. He is also a registered representative with Multi-Financial Securities Corporation (Branch A9X), member FINRA/SIPC. Ed currently is an instructor of many federal employee retirement seminars throughout the country, and is an author of numerous books for federal employees and retirees. He is also a retired federal employee with 32 years of service at the Department of Commerce, and a former columnist for Federal Times.

Kathryn Kraemer Troutman
The Resume Place, Inc.
Kathryn is an internationally recognized book publisher and trainer for both federal human resource specialists and federal employees. She is the pioneering designer of the "Federal Resume" based on her flagship book, the Federal Resume Guidebook.   

Robert R. McGill
Robert R. McGill is an attorney who specializes in federal disability retirement, a practice area he dedicates 100% of his time helping federal and postal workers secure their disability retirement benefits under both FERS and CSRS. For more information about his legal services, publications and forum, please visit his CSRS and FERS Disability Retirement Website