Retirement

The Little TSP Rule with a Big Impact

December 11, 2020 3:44 PM , Updated December 17, 2020 7:00 PM
The Little TSP Rule with a Big Impact

There’s a more obscure rule in the TSP that can potentially be costly to federal retirees.

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Financial Planning Tips for Younger Federal Employees

December 10, 2020 1:14 PM
Financial Planning Tips for Younger Federal Employees

The earlier in your career that you start planning for your future, the brighter it can be. Here are some tips for younger federal employees.

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When is the Best Day for a Federal Employee to Retire?

December 9, 2020 1:55 PM , Updated December 12, 2020 4:28 PM
When is the Best Day for a Federal Employee to Retire?

These are some considerations for federal employees when choosing a date to retire from federal service.

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Will OPM Approve My Disability Claim Without a Physician’s Statement?

December 8, 2020 11:01 AM
Will OPM Approve My Disability Claim Without a Physician’s Statement?

Although it’s not optimal, the author explains how it is possible to get a FERS Disability Retirement claim approved without a doctor’s statement.

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Retirement Backlog Climbs Over 20k in November

December 7, 2020 5:31 PM , Updated December 8, 2020 5:20 AM
Retirement Backlog Climbs Over 20k in November

The retirement backlog at OPM edged slightly higher in November putting it over a milestone figure.

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Can You Retire With Only $250k in Your TSP Account?

December 7, 2020 2:14 PM , Updated December 12, 2020 4:25 PM

Many people think you need to hit at least the $1 million mark to have a comfortable retirement, but as the author illustrates, this may not always be the case.

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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 , Updated December 12, 2020 5:43 PM
Retirement for Federal Employee Couples

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

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