Retirement

Will the New Social Security Tax Deferral Affect Your Retirement?

September 3, 2020 12:20 PM
Will the New Social Security Tax Deferral Affect Your Retirement?

A temporary payroll tax deferral is now in effect. What could this mean for your Social Security benefits?

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The Importance of the FERS Special Retirement Supplement

September 2, 2020 10:38 AM

This is a summary of the FERS Special Retirement Supplement and how it can benefit eligible federal retirees.

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Is Phased Retirement Right For You?

August 31, 2020 2:21 PM

Is phased retirement right for you? Here is an overview of how the program works.

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Time is Running Out to Replace Your RMD

August 27, 2020 11:21 AM
Time is Running Out to Replace Your RMD

Required minimum distributions were suspended under the CARES Act, but if you already took one and want to replace it, it must be done before it’s too late.

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The Problem With Having No Life Insurance

August 26, 2020 12:08 PM
The Problem With Having No Life Insurance

Do you need life insurance in retirement? These are some important considerations.

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“Defunding Social Security”: Monetizing the Fear of the Elderly

August 25, 2020 10:41 AM
“Defunding Social Security”: Monetizing the Fear of the Elderly

The author says that the recent “defund Social Security” debate is more about politically driven sound bites than facts.

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How Storms in the Gulf Can Affect Your COLA

August 24, 2020 4:59 PM
How Storms in the Gulf Can Affect Your COLA

How can tropical weather affect the COLA for federal retirees? The author explains the impact two Gulf storms could have.

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Federal Retirement and Your Service Computation Date

August 24, 2020 2:23 PM
Federal Retirement and Your Service Computation Date

Your Service Computation Date can have a significant impact on your retirement annuity.

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Do I Have Enough in My TSP Account?

August 21, 2020 8:24 AM

Will you have enough money when you reach retirement? The author says the answer is different for everyone and provides some important planning tips to consider.

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The TSP is Cheap, Unless You Are Retired

August 18, 2020 9:41 AM
The TSP is Cheap, Unless You Are Retired

Distribution rules under the TSP can create an unanticipated expense for retirees making regular withdrawals if the stock market drops suddenly.

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