Retirement

Federal Employees’ Favorite Topics in 2019

By on January 16, 2020 in Pay & Benefits, Retirement with 0 Comments
Federal Employees’ Favorite Topics in 2019

Which topics were of the most interest to federal employees in 2019? Here is the top 20 list of the most popular FedSmith articles last year.

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Financial Tips for Federal Employees and Retirees: January 2020

By on January 13, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Financial Tips for Federal Employees and Retirees: January 2020

These are some tips for federal employees and retirees regarding Medicare, the TSP and taxes.

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The SECURE Act of 2019 Means Big Changes to Retirement Accounts

By on January 10, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
The SECURE Act of 2019 Means Big Changes to Retirement Accounts

The SECURE Act is a new law that has significant implications for retirement savings. Here are some key points to know about the new law.

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Retirement Backlog Hits Lowest Point for the Year to End 2019

By on January 6, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Retirement Backlog Hits Lowest Point for the Year to End 2019

OPM closed out 2019 by achieving a milestone for the year with its retirement backlog.

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Here’s Why You Might Not Want to Move All Your IRA Money to a Roth

on January 5, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments

Before moving all your assets from a traditional individual retirement account to a Roth version, there are some tax considerations as to why you might want to leave some behind.

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Managing Your TSP: Reallocate Funds Tactically

By on January 3, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments

Reallocating your investments can help with your long-term retirement planning. The author discusses the basics of this principle.

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6 Key Retirement Changes of the SECURE Act

By on January 2, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
6 Key Retirement Changes of the SECURE Act

The SECURE Act recently became law and affects key components of retirement savings. Here are six important changes the law makes.

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Is it Possible to Save Too Much for Retirement?

on December 31, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments

If you've been consistently saving for retirement for years (or even decades), you may start to wonder whether it's possible to over-invest in your future. Four financial experts weigh in.

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FERS Disability Retirement and OWCP: Common Misconceptions

By on December 30, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
FERS Disability Retirement and OWCP: Common Misconceptions

Are you filing for both FERS Disability Retirement and OWCP? Here are some important things you must know.

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Trump, Social Security, and Santa Claus

By on December 20, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Trump, Social Security, and Santa Claus

Recent data from SSA suggest that Social Security’s revenue is better than expected.

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