Retirement

I’m in the Military; Should I Invest in the TSP?

on June 2, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments

Is the TSP a good option for young military members? A financial advisor shares her advice about the military's Blended Retirement System which incorporates the TSP.

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The TSP Should Add, Not Delete Chinese Stocks

on May 27, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments

The author says that it is not in the best interest of federal employees to keep Chinese companies out of the TSP's I Fund.

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Social Security’s New Day of Reckoning

By on May 26, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Social Security’s New Day of Reckoning

The author says that the “day of reckoning” for Social Security is likely to come sooner than previously thought.

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3 Social Security Questions

By on May 23, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
3 Social Security Questions

Social Security is a key part of your federal retirement benefits. These are three important things to know about it.

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Top Financial Mistakes That Do-It-Yourselfers Make

By on May 18, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Top Financial Mistakes That Do-It-Yourselfers Make

The author outlines some common mistakes he has personally seen individuals make when doing their own financial planning.

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No COLA in 2021?

By on May 18, 2020 in Pay & Benefits, Retirement with 0 Comments
No COLA in 2021?

Is there a possibility or probability of no cost of living adjustment (COLA) in 2021 for Social Security recipients and federal retirees?

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Is the Social Security Trust Fund Real?

By on May 14, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Is the Social Security Trust Fund Real?

The author analyzes the debate over the existence of the Social Security Trust Fund.

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Myths About Taxes Federal Employees Face in Retirement

By on May 11, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Myths About Taxes Federal Employees Face in Retirement

Federal employees under FERS may not realize it, but they will have taxes on at least some of their retirement income during their golden years.

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What Happens If My Application For FERS Disability Retirement Is Denied?

By on May 7, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
What Happens If My Application For FERS Disability Retirement Is Denied?

If your FERS Disability Retirement application has been denied, there are there are several stages of appeal available to you.

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OPM’s Retirement Backlog Improves by 6.5% Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

By on May 5, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
OPM’s Retirement Backlog Improves by 6.5% Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Even with the coronavirus worries gripping the country, OPM made a nice improvement to its retirement backlog in April.

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