Retirement

New TSP Annuity COLA Computation Rate Coming in March

By on February 14, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
New TSP Annuity COLA Computation Rate Coming in March

TSP annuities will have a new formula used to calculate their cost of living adjustments starting this spring.

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Two Practical Steps to Conquer the Retirement Unknowns

By on February 12, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Two Practical Steps to Conquer the Retirement Unknowns

Shifting from work to retirement is a big change. These are some ideas to help make the transition.

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2021 Budget Proposal Would Eliminate FERS COLA, SRS

By on February 10, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
2021 Budget Proposal Would Eliminate FERS COLA, SRS

A number of reductions to federal employees’ retirement benefits have been proposed in the President’s 2021 Budget.

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More Federal Employees Retired at End of 2019 Than in Recent Years

By on February 5, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
More Federal Employees Retired at End of 2019 Than in Recent Years

According to OPM’s latest retirement data, the number of federal employees that retired at the end of 2019 was higher than in recent years.

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The Social Security Double Tax Bomb

By on February 4, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
The Social Security Double Tax Bomb

As the author explains, federal employees who think their taxes will be lower in retirement could be in for an unpleasant surprise.

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CBO Projects USPS Will Continue Defaulting on Retiree Health Fund Payments

By on February 4, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
CBO Projects USPS Will Continue Defaulting on Retiree Health Fund Payments

CBO said in a recent report that it expects the Postal Service to continue to default on required payments to its retiree health benefits fund.

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Military Pensions are Creating a Generation of Millionaires

on February 3, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments

The current generation of military service members have pensions worth millions and they don’t even know it. The author describes how the TSP can help supplement these pensions.

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The Roth TSP and Other Forms of ‘Tax Insurance’

By on January 30, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
The Roth TSP and Other Forms of ‘Tax Insurance’

The author says taxes could rise in the future, making traditional tax planning strategies less effective.

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Political Drama: From Protecting Social Security To Gutting It

By on January 29, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Political Drama: From Protecting Social Security To Gutting It

The author says that playing politics with Social Security has led to serious consequences for the program.

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Managing Your TSP: Your Retirement Investment Choices

By on January 27, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments

When it comes to retirement, “going with the flow” can have serious negative consequences for your investments. The author highlights some common pitfalls.

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