Retirement

The Big ‘Gotchas’ of Deferred Retirement

November 30, 2020 10:17 AM
The Big ‘Gotchas’ of Deferred Retirement

Deferred retirement is an option for some federal employees, but there are potential downsides.

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What is the Best Date for Federal Employees to Retire?

November 25, 2020 8:52 AM
What is the Best Date for Federal Employees to Retire?

These are some important considerations that can help federal employees when choosing a date to retire from federal service.

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How to Retire Early as a FERS Employee

November 23, 2020 2:42 PM
How to Retire Early as a FERS Employee

Is there a magic age at which you can retire? As the author illustrates, it is really more of a financial question than an age question.

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Retirement for Federal Employee Couples

November 20, 2020 8:48 AM

When both spouses are federal employees, are there special considerations for carrying FEHB health insurance into retirement?

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What Are the Differences Between the Roth TSP and Roth IRA?

November 18, 2020 3:42 PM

The Roth TSP and Roth IRA are both important retirement savings tools available to federal employees, but there are some key differences between them.

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The Top 5 Retirement Myths

November 16, 2020 8:16 AM

The author summarizes five common misconceptions federal employees frequently have about their retirement benefits.

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Joe Biden: Federal Reemployed Annuitant?

November 13, 2020 8:33 AM
Joe Biden: Federal Reemployed Annuitant?

Joe Biden receives a federal pension from his decades in the Senate. Will he still receive it if he becomes president?

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2021 Medicare Part B Premiums Increase as Federal Benefits Open Season Begins

November 9, 2020 8:14 AM , Updated November 11, 2020 1:53 PM
2021 Medicare Part B Premiums Increase as Federal Benefits Open Season Begins

How much will Medicare Part B premiums increase in 2021?

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How Much Income Will You Have in Retirement Under FERS?

November 6, 2020 12:43 PM

There are three main sources of income in retirement under FERS. How much income can a federal retiree expect to get from these?

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New Retirement Claims at OPM Surge 33% Over Previous Month

November 5, 2020 4:57 PM
New Retirement Claims at OPM Surge 33% Over Previous Month

The number of federal employees who submitted retirement applications rose sharply in October over the previous month.

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