Social Security’s (Missing) Guarantee

July 6, 2015 2:38 PM Comments

The author says that Social Security benefits are not guaranteed, and he points out that the government can revoke them at any time.

OPM’s Retirement Backlog Remains Mostly Flat in June

July 6, 2015 9:43 AM Comments

The Office of Personnel Management has released the latest monthly figures on its retirement claims processing status. The latest data show that the backlog of outstanding clams was reduced only slightly in June.

How Your Retirement Account Balance Compares To Your Peers

July 6, 2015 1:36 PM Comments

How do your retirement savings stack up against other people in your age group? Here are some statistics.

Retiring Abroad Can Be Challenging

July 7, 2015 8:13 AM Comments

Some Americans have opted to retire in Costa Rica, but as this article points out, some of the things we take for granted can be a challenge there.

Defiled Fed, You’re Clearly ‘Hacked’ Off, But What Can You Do To Protect Yourself?

July 5, 2015 1:46 PM Comments

The author, who is a financial advisor who works with federal employees, discusses the data breaches at OPM and offers some steps federal workers can take to protect themselves from potential identity theft problems that could arise.

OPM Will Say How Many Feds Hit by Breaches This Week

July 6, 2015 3:03 PM Comments

The official tally of those affected by the breach of Office of Personnel Management networks is expected to rise this week.

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Will Social Security Be There For Me?

With all of the talk you hear these days about Social Security running deficits, many people often ask if Social Security will be around when they retire. This video provides some insight into this complex question.

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