Retirement

Are Your Long-Term Care Plans Putting You in Danger?

By on June 22, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Are Your Long-Term Care Plans Putting You in Danger?

The coronavirus has disproportionately targeted individuals in long-term care facilities. The author says this is an important reminder for LTC planning.

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Your Complete Financial Checklist for When a Parent Passes Away

By on June 22, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Your Complete Financial Checklist for When a Parent Passes Away

Losing a parent is difficult, but knowing how to deal with the paperwork process can help ease the burden.

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GAO Weighs in on Annual COLA Calculations

By on June 19, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
GAO Weighs in on Annual COLA Calculations

GAO recommends the BLS evaluate the data sources used to calculate the annual COLA as they may not be accurate.

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How Medicare and FEHB Work Together

By on June 17, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments

Should federal employees enroll in Medicare if they are covered by FEHB? These are some important considerations.

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The Only Way That Social Security Pays Retirees Nothing

By on June 10, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
The Only Way That Social Security Pays Retirees Nothing

Pretending that Social Security will pay everyone if people want to opt-out will insure that it eventually pays no one.

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C Fund Turns Positive in 2020

By on June 9, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
C Fund Turns Positive in 2020

In what has been a volatile year, the TSP’s C Fund has turned positive in 2020 despite a dramatic downturn in March.

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Will the Pandemic Trigger the Long-Predicted Retirement Wave?

By on June 8, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Will the Pandemic Trigger the Long-Predicted Retirement Wave?

How likely is the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic to trigger a wave of new retirements from the federal workforce?

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The Six Figure Retirement Mistake

By on June 8, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
The Six Figure Retirement Mistake

If you try to time the stock market with your TSP investments, will you come out ahead? The answer may surprise you.

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OPM’s Retirement Backlog Hits New Low for the Year

By on June 5, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
OPM’s Retirement Backlog Hits New Low for the Year

Despite a slower average processing time, OPM was able to bring the retirement backlog down to its lowest level of the year at the end of May.

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Uncharted Waters Ahead! Could Previous Retirement ‘Plans’ Become a Fed’s Financial Moby Dick?

By on June 3, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Uncharted Waters Ahead! Could Previous Retirement ‘Plans’ Become a Fed’s Financial Moby Dick?

Not properly crafting your retirement plan can leave you stranded if a storm hits the financial markets.

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