Brad Bobb

Brad Bobb is a financial planner with over a decade of experience working with federal employees. He is acutely focused on the financial livelihood of employees who are part of the CSRS or FERS systems. Any federal employee with a question can email him or visit bobbfinancial.com.

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Unbiased Survivor Annuity vs. Life Insurance

By on June 18, 2019 in Pay & Benefits, Retirement with 0 Comments
Unbiased Survivor Annuity vs. Life Insurance

What are the key differences between survivor annuities and life insurance? The author provides an explanation.

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FERS Supplement and the Earnings Test

By on May 20, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
FERS Supplement and the Earnings Test

Some federal employees can receive a special supplement under FERS when retiring early, but there are limits on what they can earn before it gets reduced.

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How Much is the FERS Annuity Really Worth?

By on May 8, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
How Much is the FERS Annuity Really Worth?

The annuity is a big part of FERS, but what is it really worth to your overall retirement?

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Credit Card Debt and a Good TSP Loan

By on April 22, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Credit Card Debt and a Good TSP Loan

The author says that taking a loan from your TSP is something you should generally avoid, but there are times when it can make sense.

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The Best Time to Collect Social Security

By on February 5, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
The Best Time to Collect Social Security

The best time to begin collecting Social Security is different for everyone. The author offers some points to consider in making the decision.

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10 Ways to Save on Taxes And Expenses in 2019

By on December 26, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
10 Ways to Save on Taxes And Expenses in 2019

The start of a new year is a good time to review your finances. These are some simple things you can do to help save on taxes and boost your long-term savings.

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Should Federal Employees Pay Off Their Homes?

By on October 24, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Should Federal Employees Pay Off Their Homes?

Should you pay off your home mortgage? The author discusses some pros and cons to consider in weighing the decision.

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The Time is Now for Roth Conversions

By on October 3, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
The Time is Now for Roth Conversions

Should you convert your TSP to a Roth TSP or Roth IRA? The author discusses some important considerations.

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4 Things to Know About Your FERS Annuity

By on August 22, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
4 Things to Know About Your FERS Annuity

Are you aware of these four key elements of your FERS annuity?

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Stop Cleaning Your Car

By on July 18, 2018 in Leadership with 0 Comments
Stop Cleaning Your Car

Do you have a task you don’t like doing that you could outsource? The author explains how delegating can give you more time to focus on more important things.

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