Retiring before reaching one’s full retirement age can reduce the amount of Social Security payments in retirement.
If you leave federal service before you are eligible to retire immediately, should you take a lump sum payment or wait for a pension?
Is your FERS pension taxable? As the author explains, federal employees could wind up with a smaller monthly income in retirement than they were expecting.
How can you avoid running out of money in retirement while still letting your investments grow? The author shares his strategy of how he answers this question for his clients.
Have you considered these inherent risks to your retirement plans?
These are some of the biggest risks federal employees under FERS could potentially face.
When should you opt into or out of the Federal Employees Group Life Insurance (FEGLI) program?
What impact can a divorce have on your FERS pension? The author describes a common scenario.
How valuable is your pension? The author provides a simple calculation to help illustrate.