Tag: Retirement

CSRS Survivor Annuity Options

Filed in Headline Archives by on June 30, 2014

Check out CSRS annuity options in Jason Visner’s latest video posting.

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What Every Federal Employee’s Financial Planner Should Know About Federal Retirement and Benefits

Filed in News by on June 25, 2014

Federal employees have some unique features to their financial lives. The author looks at some key elements your financial planner must know to guide you effectively.

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At the Brink of an Irreversible Mistake

Filed in News by on June 19, 2014

One federal employee ended up pulling his retirement paperwork before the big day because he almost made an irreversible mistake. He was relying on all the previous benefits estimates he had received from his human resources department, but at the last minute found out he wouldn’t be getting the pension he had expected. Learn from his story and make sure it doesn’t happen to you.

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Retirement Claims Backlog Dips Slightly in May

Filed in News by on June 18, 2014

The Office of Personnel Management was able to make some modest progress in reducing the retirement claims backlog in May.

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Calculating the 2015 Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA)

Filed in News by on June 18, 2014

How much will inflation add to the amount added to your retirement annuity or Social Security payment in 2015? We will not know until sometime in October but here are the latest calculations.

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10 Questions You Need Answers To

Filed in News by on June 17, 2014

The author offers ten questions you need to keep in mind for your financial situation as you near retirement from your federal career.

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How Should I Allocate My TSP?

Filed in News by on June 13, 2014

What is the best way to allocate the investments inside of your Thrift Savings Plan account? One financial advisor explains to a young investor what he considers to be the best strategy for building the most retirement savings over a working career.

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Legislation Proposes Social Security Enhancements

Filed in News by on June 11, 2014

Senators Mark Begich (D-AK) and Patty Murray (D-WA) have introduced legislation designed to strengthen the Social Security program in several ways.

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