Retirement

Downsizing for Retirement

October 20, 2020 10:24 AM
Downsizing for Retirement

Do you plan on downsizing your home after retiring? These are some considerations in weighing this decision.

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How Does the TSP Compare to Private Sector Retirement Plans?

October 16, 2020 9:57 AM

The TSP has some features that make it stand out against the average private sector 401(k) plan.

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2021 COLA for Federal Retirees: 1.3%

October 13, 2020 9:40 AM
2021 COLA for Federal Retirees: 1.3%

Here are details on the annual cost of living adjustment federal retirees can expect in 2021.

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OPM’s Retirement Backlog Remains Relatively Unchanged in September

October 9, 2020 9:04 AM
OPM’s Retirement Backlog Remains Relatively Unchanged in September

OPM’s retirement backlog saw little change during September.

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Should I Use My Annual Leave or Sick Leave Right Before Retirement?

October 8, 2020 7:48 AM
Should I Use My Annual Leave or Sick Leave Right Before Retirement?

These are some considerations for federal employees debating using sick or annual leave just prior to retirement.

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FERS Disability Retirement and SSDI

October 7, 2020 8:53 AM , Updated October 9, 2020 7:43 AM
FERS Disability Retirement and SSDI

What happens if you are approved for both FERS Disability Retirement and Social Security Disability Insurance?

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Are You the Tortoise or the Hare?

October 5, 2020 12:14 PM

When you start investing can make a huge difference in the amount of wealth you build over the course of your career.

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Were You Born Too Early?

October 5, 2020 8:41 AM
Were You Born Too Early?

The author looks at some things which he happened to miss by being born too early (or too late).

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Top Mistakes on Federal Retirement Applications

September 30, 2020 11:13 AM

Ensuring your retirement forms are filled out correctly is important to ensure a smooth application process. These are some common errors to watch for.

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Does National Guard Service Count Toward Federal Retirement?

September 24, 2020 10:42 AM
Does National Guard Service Count Toward Federal Retirement?

This case involves a determination by OPM not to credit 87 days served by a Federal retiree in the Army National Guard of Connecticut.

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