Here is another recent case that establishes the critical importance of dotting every “i” and crossing every “t” if a retired federal employee intends to give a former spouse a survivor annuity.
The author shares her opinion about the Roth TSP as well as some frequently asked questions and answers about it.
How secure is the Social Security program? According to the Board of Trustees, trust funds will be exhausted three years quicker than earlier projections. In reality, the problem is more severe than it appears at first glance.
A former spouse learns she cannot receive the survivor annuity she claims her ex husband, who had worked as a physician with the VA, intended for her to have.
Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK) has released a report outlining 100 projects and items on which he believes the government has wasted taxpayers dollars in 2011.
The COLA percentage amount for both FERS and CSRS was announced on October 19. OPM has issued official guidelines on how to calculate your COLA increase.
After two years without any increase in the cost of living adjustment (COLA), there will be an increase of 3.6% for those who receive the full amount of the annual adjustment.
Rep. Thaddeus McCotter (R-MI) plans to introduce legislation designed to save the Social Security retirement and disability trust funds from insolvency.
With the United States hitting the debt ceiling, can you still withdraw your money from your Thrift Savings Plan? Here is the answer from a TSP official.
We recently asked FedSmith.com readers why they work for the federal government and received a wide variety of answers.