If you, like thousands of other telecom employees, find your pension and retirement process overwhelming and confusing, we understand. Compass Point began working with phone company employees in 1998 and invested time and resources to gain valuable experience with the pension and separation process. Over the years, we’ve witnessed sales, mergers, and contract negotiations, and adjusted our knowledge and services to meet these changes and challenges
Our commitment to the employees of the phone company doesn’t stop at retirement planning. We are proud to have been involved as a sponsor for numerous charitable events. We are here to help with all facets of retiring: allocations from 401ks to every last detail of the pension paperwork process. You don’t have to go it alone… Let our team of advisors work for you. We are here to help.
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To EIPP or Not To EIPP
We have worked with many phone company employees faced with deciding or not to take the Enhanced Income Protection Plan (EIPP). The reality that this is a formalized severance package — an offer designed to sweeten your pot if you qualify and are willing to retire early — perhaps earlier than you had expected or planned. In our experience, this is as much an emotional decision as it is financial. We created this guide to share facts you should know and outline steps you might want to take. These steps and facts should make the decision process clearer.