Retirement

The Retirement Math Problem

By on August 8, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
The Retirement Math Problem

Taxes are expected to rise as the government continues to increase spending. These are some tax planning strategies to consider to protect yourself now.

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OPM’s Retirement Backlog Stays Steady in July

By on August 5, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
OPM’s Retirement Backlog Stays Steady in July

How did OPM’s retirement backlog fare in July 2019? Here are the latest statistics from the agency.

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Evaluating an LEO or ATC Contract Position

By on August 5, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Evaluating an LEO or ATC Contract Position

Some federal employees have the option of moving to a contract position at retirement. Here are some considerations in weighing this option.

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Your Retirement Income: Will WEP be Repealed?

By on August 2, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Your Retirement Income: Will WEP be Repealed?

Another bill has been introduced to eliminate the WEP. What are the chances of this provision actually being repealed?

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Eating Out Can Wreck Your Retirement

on August 2, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments

This inspiring story of how one couple went from $55,000 in debt to having $350,000 in savings even while having a drop in their household income shows how much one can save for the future by cutting out unnecessary expenses and following a plan.

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What is Significant About Age 59.5 as a Federal Employee?

By on July 29, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
What is Significant About Age 59.5 as a Federal Employee?

What does reaching age 59.5 mean in terms of your retirement benefits as a federal employee?

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TSP G Fund: ‘Safe’ Is Not ‘Without Risk’

By on July 28, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
TSP G Fund: ‘Safe’ Is Not ‘Without Risk’

The G Fund is considered the safest of the TSP funds, but being “safe” does not mean there are no risks of losing money.

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SF 3112E: FERS Disability Retirement Application Checklist

By on July 27, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
SF 3112E: FERS Disability Retirement Application Checklist

What role does SF 3112E play in the disability retirement application process?

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WEP Repeal Bill Introduced

By on July 26, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
WEP Repeal Bill Introduced

Legislation has been introduced to repeal the Windfall Elimination Provision.

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Delayed Benefits Could Expedite Social Security’s Financial Instability

By on July 24, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Delayed Benefits Could Expedite Social Security’s Financial Instability

A law passed in the last century threatens the long-term stability of Social Security.

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