Are there ever times when it is a bad idea to give full survivor benefits to your spouse?
Some federal employees under FERS could see a significant cut to their pensions if they meet these criteria.
The author describes a common mistake that he sees federal employees make that can leave their retirement savings in the TSP exposed to too much risk.
How should you invest your TSP savings in retirement? This is one strategy that can be a good option.
OPM is busier processing retirement applications at certain times of the year. This can increase how long it takes for you to start getting your pension.
Inflation is up this year which will likely boost next year’s COLA for federal retirees, but there is some bad news for FERS retirees.
Is it ever a good idea to take a TSP loan? These are 3 occasions when it may make sense to do so.
How much can you withdraw from your nest egg in retirement? The author shares his analysis of some of Dave Ramsey’s advice.
How does a military deposit affect your retirement, and should you buy back your military time?
As the author illustrates, when each spouse begins drawing Social Security can have a significant impact on the other’s benefits.