Tag: Annuity

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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FRTIB Awards TSP Annuity Contract

By on January 31, 2020 in Agency News with 0 Comments
FRTIB Awards TSP Annuity Contract

The FRTIB announced that it has awarded its life annuity contract for the TSP to MetLife.

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Does Time at a U.S. Military Academy Count Toward Civilian Service?

By on January 31, 2020 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Does Time at a U.S. Military Academy Count Toward Civilian Service?

An appeals court considered whether the 5 year requirement of civilian service to quality for an annuity could be met in part with service as a cadet at West Point.

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2020 Pay Raise Unfair to Retirees?

By on December 23, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
2020 Pay Raise Unfair to Retirees?

Which group comes out ahead in determining a COLA or the annual federal pay raise?

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Proposal Would Change Calculation Rate of the TSP Annuity COLA

By on December 17, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Proposal Would Change Calculation Rate of the TSP Annuity COLA

The FRTIB has proposed a change to the rate used to calculate annual increases for TSP annuities.

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What Taxes Will Federal Employees Have in Retirement?

By on December 10, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
What Taxes Will Federal Employees Have in Retirement?

What taxes can federal employees expect to pay after they retire from federal service?

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Inflation and its Impact on your Federal Retirement

By on November 13, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Inflation and its Impact on your Federal Retirement

Federal retirees receive COLAs on their annuities to help offset inflation, but are there any similar options with your TSP account?

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What Impact Does the High-3 Have on Your FERS Annuity?

By on November 5, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
What Impact Does the High-3 Have on Your FERS Annuity?

Do you know how to estimate your high-3 for calculating your FERS annuity? This tool can help.

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RFP Issued for TSP’s Annuity Provider

By on September 16, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
RFP Issued for TSP’s Annuity Provider

A request for proposal has been issued for a provider for the TSP’s annuity program.

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Should I Buy Back Military Time?

By on August 27, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Should I Buy Back Military Time?

Should you buy back military time? The author provides an analysis.

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