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A common misconception about federal employee retirement benefits is that you and your spouse must have been enrolled in the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program for five years in order to have family coverage in retirement. The authors offer some clarifying details.
Phased retirement is a new human resources program now being unveiled as the federal government tries to capture corporate knowledge of employees retiring to pass along to those coming in to replacement them. Here is a quick summary of the new program.
Most Federal Employees make investment decisions on an account-by-account basis. But before you can make good choices for specific investments, it’s important to look at the big picture for retirement investing.
Don’t let poor planning and a lack of self-discipline wreck your retirement. Planning, saving and insurance comprise the three basic pillars of a well-balanced financial plan, which are wealth, cash and risk management.