Retirement

The Consequences of Working Past Age 65

By on September 25, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
The Consequences of Working Past Age 65

There are advantages to working later in life, but also some potential downsides. Here are some important points to consider.

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Federal Employees Are Lucky

By on September 19, 2019 in Pay & Benefits, Retirement with 0 Comments
Federal Employees Are Lucky

The author says that although federal employees may not think of themselves as lucky, they have plenty for which to be thankful.

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How This Week’s TSP Revamp Will Change Retirement For Federal Workers

on September 18, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments

The author provides a detailed breakdown of some of the changes put into effect for the TSP this week under the TSP Modernization Act.

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No Increase in Latest 2020 COLA Figure

By on September 16, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
No Increase in Latest 2020 COLA Figure

Inflation did not rear its ugly head in August. That may not be good news for federal retirees and Social Security beneficiaries.

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Warren Unveils Social Security Plan That Raises Benefits By $200 Per Month

on September 12, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments

Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) released a plan to bolster Social Security on Thursday that would raise benefits by $200 a month for current and future beneficiaries of the program.

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What TSP Withdrawal Option is Right for Me?

By on September 10, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
What TSP Withdrawal Option is Right for Me?

How do you determine a withdrawal strategy for the TSP in retirement? As the author illustrates, it is important to come up with a plan for the money.

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3 Reasons to Roll Over Your TSP in Retirement

on September 10, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments

The author lists three reasons to consider rolling your Thrift Savings Plan over to an Individual Retirement Account (IRA) after you retire from federal service.

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Retirement Backlog Shows Slight Improvement in August

By on September 6, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Retirement Backlog Shows Slight Improvement in August

OPM made a modest improvement to the retirement backlog in August thanks to an uptick in claims processing.

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The Top 9 TSP Mistakes Federal Employees Make

By on September 3, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments

Have you ever made any of these mistakes with your TSP? The author lists some common pitfalls to avoid to maximize your retirement savings.

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Fixing Social Security by Ending it

By on August 29, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Fixing Social Security by Ending it

The author says that making Social Security into a welfare program is like fixing a hole in the wall by calling it a window.

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