Retirement

OPM Warns Federal Retirees About Annuity Scam

By on March 20, 2017 in Retirement with 0 Comments
OPM Warns Federal Retirees About Annuity Scam

The Office of Personnel Management is warning federal retirees to be on the lookout for a scam where imposters are trying to steal their money.

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How To Get Back Into a Hot Stock Market

By on March 14, 2017 in Retirement with 0 Comments
How To Get Back Into a Hot Stock Market

The stock market has been on a tear, setting numerous record highs in the last several weeks. If you’ve been sitting on the sidelines, how do you know the best time to get back into the market?

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Can Roth TSP Withdrawals Be Taxed?

By on March 12, 2017 in Pay & Benefits, Retirement with 0 Comments
Can Roth TSP Withdrawals Be Taxed?

Could funds in your Roth TSP be taxed when you withdraw them? The answer is “yes, if you are not careful.”

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Are You One of the TSP Millionaires?

By on March 10, 2017 in Pay & Benefits, Retirement with 0 Comments
Are You One of the TSP Millionaires?

The number of TSP millionaires has exploded with the rising stock market. Here are the facts and figures on this aspect of the TSP.

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How Much is the Maximum 2017 FERS Annuity Supplement?

By on March 8, 2017 in Retirement with 0 Comments
How Much is the Maximum 2017 FERS Annuity Supplement?

How much is the FERS annuity supplement for 2017? The author provides an explanation and an example.

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The TSP is a Good Model for Better Retirement Saving

on March 8, 2017 in Retirement with 0 Comments
The author says that the Thrift Savings Plan is a model that can be used to improve retirement saving for more Americans.

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OPM’s Shocking Letter to Some Annuitants

By on March 7, 2017 in Retirement with 0 Comments
OPM’s Shocking Letter to Some Annuitants

The author discusses a situation in which one retired federal employee was suddenly notified by OPM that he owed the agency over $28,000.

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OPM’s Retirement Applications Backlog Inches Higher in February

By on March 6, 2017 in Retirement with 0 Comments
OPM’s Retirement Applications Backlog Inches Higher in February

The outstanding backlog of retirement applications at OPM edged higher in February. Here are the latest statistics.

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What Does It Take to be a TSP Millionaire?

By on March 6, 2017 in Retirement with 0 Comments
What Does It Take to be a TSP Millionaire?

What does it take to accumulate $1 million or more in your TSP account? It may not be as daunting as it might seem. The author provides several detailed examples with hypothetical numbers.

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Smart Financial Moves to Make for Military Members

on March 6, 2017 in Retirement with 0 Comments
These are eight financial moves that military families can make to secure a stronger financial future.

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