By Randall Hanifen
For today's firefighters and public safety professionals, the guarantee of a good retirement is quickly dwindling. Here are some tips for long-term retirement planning and advice on how to prepare for a career post-retirement.
By Matthew Loux
Are you considering retiring from law enforcement? Before you do, be sure you fully understand these elements of your financial situation.
By Jeremy Nikolow and Anthony Galante
Retired police officers can be force multipliers when it comes to protecting communities. Learn more about the Law Enforcement Officers’ Safety Act (LEOSA), the federal legislation that allows retired police to carry concealed firearms and continue using their training and experience to serve the community.
A major benefit of a career in law enforcement is that officers can often retire at a fairly young age, which gives officers the opportunity to enjoy a long retirement. However, in order to be comfortable in retirement, officers need to be proactive about planning and managing money. AMU's Dr. Chuck Russo provides guidance about how proper planning and preparation starting today can provide officers with a comfortable standard of living well into their retirement years.
By Chris Davis
An AMU criminal justice professor shares how he transitioned from a career in the military to law enforcement and then again to a career as a teacher. Here's what he recommends for other police officers who are considering pursuing a career in academics.
By Matthew Loux, criminal justice faculty member at American Military University
We often plan our budgets and spending, but how many public safety personnel actually sit down and plan for retirement? It is imperative to start planning for retirement now. Here are just the few basic questions to ask yourself:
- How much money will you need to retire?