TSP officials believe that investors should leave their money in the TSP when leaving federal service. Why do they care?
There is a lot of guidance available on the federal benefit package for new employees starting their careers at a young age, but there are also unique and important considerations for those starting later. The author provides considerations for federal workers beginning their careers at later ages.
In response to a recent CBO report that recommends various cuts to federal employee benefits, the author advises federal workers not to panic about these recommendations and explains why he thinks they are unlikely to materialize.
There are potentially five different service computation dates that are used to determine your benefits as a federal employee with which you should be familiar. The author provides details about each one.
The rules governing retirement benefits for divorced federal employees and their former spouses are detailed and complex. The author provides some general advice for federal employees and their spouses in the event they are facing a divorce.