Retirement

Don’t Wait Until Age 70 to Access Your TSP

By on October 26, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Don’t Wait Until Age 70 to Access Your TSP

Should you wait to take withdrawals from your TSP account? The author looks at why you may not want to.

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How Much Money Do I Need to Retire?

By on October 16, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
How Much Money Do I Need to Retire?

Can you retire on a $1 million in savings? The author looks at what it takes to maintain your current lifestyle after retirement.

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3 Big Retirement Regrets

By on October 15, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
3 Big Retirement Regrets

Are you ready to retire? How will you spend your time when you get there? Planning properly now will help ensure you have a more enjoyable retirement.

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Your 2020 COLA: 1.6%

By on October 10, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Your 2020 COLA: 1.6%

Federal retirees can expect a modest COLA in 2020 now that the official inflation data have been released.

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OPM’s Retirement Backlog Improves by 1% in September

By on October 5, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
OPM’s Retirement Backlog Improves by 1% in September

OPM’s retirement backlog just barely trended downward in September. Here are the latest figures.

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What is the Status of My FERS Disability Retirement Claim?

By on October 3, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
What is the Status of My FERS Disability Retirement Claim?

The waiting game begins after submitting your retirement claim to OPM. How can you get status updates?

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The New Retirementality

By on October 3, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
The New Retirementality

What does retirement mean to you? A book on the subject helps prospective retirees define their purpose for this time in life.

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Another WEP Reform Bill Introduced

By on October 2, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Another WEP Reform Bill Introduced

Another bill designed to repeal the Windfall Elimination Provision and boost retirement income for federal retirees has been introduced.

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Federal Retirement Savings Should Not Fund China’s Communist Party

on October 1, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments

Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) scold the FRTIB in this editorial for a proposed change to the I Fund that they say would result in federal employees' TSP accounts being invested in companies that fund China's Communist Party.

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Why Federal Employees Should Pay Off Their Mortgages Early

By on September 29, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments

Should you pay off your mortgage? The author explains the benefits along with a strategy for how to make it part of your financial plan.

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