Retirement

It’s Not Too Late to Contribute to an IRA for 2017

By on April 12, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
It’s Not Too Late to Contribute to an IRA for 2017

If you haven’t made a contribution to an IRA for the 2017 tax year, there is still time.

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Social Security’s Future in English

By on April 9, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Social Security’s Future in English

Will Social Security be there for Millenials in retirement? The author isn’t very optimistic about the possibility.

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OPM Reduces Retirement Backlog 23% in March

By on April 5, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
OPM Reduces Retirement Backlog 23% in March

After two months of large increases in its retirement backlog, OPM made significant progress in March to reverse the trend.

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5 Spring Cleaning Tips for Your Financial House

By on April 5, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
5 Spring Cleaning Tips for Your Financial House

What is your plan for retirement? The author lists some tips to help you make sure you are on the right track.

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Have You Checked Your Social Security Statement for Errors?

By on April 1, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Have You Checked Your Social Security Statement for Errors?

What should you do if you find errors in your Social Security statement? The author lists some suggestions and also highlights the need to periodically check your statements.

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Bill Would Let Some Federal Employees Buy Earlier Retirement

By on March 29, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Bill Would Let Some Federal Employees Buy Earlier Retirement

New legislation would allow federal employees who worked in temporary status to pay the difference up front in order to retire earlier.

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Which States Have the Highest Income Tax Rates?

By on March 15, 2018 in Pay & Benefits, Retirement with 0 Comments
Which States Have the Highest Income Tax Rates?

A new report breaks down income tax rates by state. Which states are likely to be best for retirees?

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Emotional Investing: Another View

By on March 14, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Emotional Investing: Another View

The “rational” choice in investing is the one that produces the best financial gain. However, the author says your emotions play a valid role in the process.

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Marrying Before or After Your Federal Retirement: Pros vs. Cons

By on March 14, 2018 in Q&A, Retirement with 0 Comments
Marrying Before or After Your Federal Retirement: Pros vs. Cons

I’m retiring in a few years and I’m in a long-term relationship, but I’m not married. What are the pros and cons of marrying before or after retirement?

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Here’s Why I’m Not Counting On Social Security and What I’m Doing Instead

on March 12, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Here’s Why I’m Not Counting On Social Security and What I’m Doing Instead One woman said that she is not counting on getting income from Social Security in her retirement planning as a way to motivate her and her husband to save more for the future. She also illustrates how much you could have at retirement with regular investing over the course of your career.

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