Retirement

What Are the Differences Between the Roth TSP and Roth IRA?

November 18, 2020 3:42 PM , Updated December 12, 2020 4:33 PM

The Roth TSP and Roth IRA are both important retirement savings tools available to federal employees, but there are some key differences between them.

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The Top 5 Retirement Myths

November 16, 2020 8:16 AM , Updated December 12, 2020 4:34 PM

The author summarizes five common misconceptions federal employees frequently have about their retirement benefits.

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Joe Biden: Federal Reemployed Annuitant?

November 13, 2020 8:33 AM
Joe Biden: Federal Reemployed Annuitant?

Joe Biden receives a federal pension from his decades in the Senate. Will he still receive it if he becomes president?

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2021 Medicare Part B Premiums Increase as Federal Benefits Open Season Begins

November 9, 2020 8:14 AM , Updated November 11, 2020 1:53 PM
2021 Medicare Part B Premiums Increase as Federal Benefits Open Season Begins

How much will Medicare Part B premiums increase in 2021?

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How Much Income Will You Have in Retirement Under FERS?

November 6, 2020 12:43 PM , Updated December 12, 2020 4:37 PM

There are three main sources of income in retirement under FERS. How much income can a federal retiree expect to get from these?

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New Retirement Claims at OPM Surge 33% Over Previous Month

November 5, 2020 4:57 PM
New Retirement Claims at OPM Surge 33% Over Previous Month

The number of federal employees who submitted retirement applications rose sharply in October over the previous month.

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How Another Proposed Bill Would Impact Your Retirement

October 30, 2020 1:48 PM
How Another Proposed Bill Would Impact Your Retirement

Recently introduced legislation would make changes that could impact your retirement savings.

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Want a Pay Raise In Retirement? Consider Moving

October 27, 2020 8:11 AM

Where federal employees choose to live after retirement can have a big impact on their expenses.

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2021 TSP Contribution Limits Announced

October 26, 2020 3:37 PM
2021 TSP Contribution Limits Announced

The IRS has announced the 2021 contribution limits for the TSP and IRAs.

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3 Essential Tax Planning Strategies for Federal Retirees

October 26, 2020 2:02 PM , Updated October 27, 2020 4:50 PM
3 Essential Tax Planning Strategies for Federal Retirees

Paying taxes is never fun, but there are ways to minimize your tax burden. These are three important ones that apply to federal employees.

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