Retirement

Should You Roll Over Your TSP Into an IRA?

By on March 6, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Should You Roll Over Your TSP Into an IRA?

Should you roll your TSP into an IRA after you leave federal service? The author offers some pros and cons to consider.

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OPM’s Retirement Backlog Starting to Recover from January Spike

By on March 5, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
OPM’s Retirement Backlog Starting to Recover from January Spike

Despite a large number of new claims in February, OPM was able to start reducing the retirement backlog after seeing it grow in January.

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A Bucket of Coronavirus

By on March 2, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
A Bucket of Coronavirus

Worries about the coronavirus have pushed the stock market into correction territory. Would a “bucket strategy” help retirees with funds in the TSP?

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This D.C. Millennial Makes $81,000 And Has No Debt

on February 27, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments

This young federal employee lives in Washington, a high cost of living area, and not only has no debt, but is actively contributing to his future retirement savings via the Thrift Savings Plan and a Roth IRA.

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Best Places for Federal Employees to Retire in 2020

By on February 27, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Best Places for Federal Employees to Retire in 2020

Where do you plan to live after retirement? The author spotlights some of the locations from the 2020 best places to retire list.

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Saving Solely in the TSP Can be Bad

By on February 26, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Saving Solely in the TSP Can be Bad

The TSP is a great option for saving for retirement, but the author says that using it for all savings needs can create tax consequences.

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Federal Retirement Benefits on the Chopping Block

By on February 19, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Federal Retirement Benefits on the Chopping Block

While the proposed budget cuts to federal employees’ retirement are familiar, the author says they contain a key difference this time.

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Applying for FERS Disability Retirement: Overcoming Procrastination

By on February 19, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Applying for FERS Disability Retirement: Overcoming Procrastination

Do you find yourself procrastinating on your FERS Disability Retirement application? The author interviews an expert for ideas on how to overcome procrastination.

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Bloomberg’s Plan for Social Security

By on February 18, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Bloomberg’s Plan for Social Security

The author analyzes details of Democratic presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg’s plan for Social Security.

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New TSP Annuity COLA Computation Rate Coming in March

By on February 14, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
New TSP Annuity COLA Computation Rate Coming in March

TSP annuities will have a new formula used to calculate their cost of living adjustments starting this spring.

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