Tag: FERS

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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Will I Outlive My Retirement Funds?

By on November 3, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments

Do you have enough saved to retire? While there is no easy answer to this question, the author lists three questions to ask to help you begin planning.

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Federal Retirees Get a 1.6 % COLA for 2020. No One is Applauding

By on October 30, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Federal Retirees Get a 1.6 % COLA for 2020. No One is Applauding

The COLA for 2020 has been met with a tepid response. The author explains how it is calculated as well as prospects for seeing higher future COLAs.

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3 Big Retirement Regrets

By on October 15, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
3 Big Retirement Regrets

Are you ready to retire? How will you spend your time when you get there? Planning properly now will help ensure you have a more enjoyable retirement.

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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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Quick Financial Tips for Federal Employees: September Edition

By on September 13, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Quick Financial Tips for Federal Employees: September Edition

The author lists a few bits of information for federal employees when it comes to their pay, benefits and retirement.

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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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The FERS Earnings Test

By on August 20, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
The FERS Earnings Test

Are you planning to retire before full Social Security retirement age? Be aware of these earnings tests under FERS.

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What It Means To Be FERS RAE Or FERS FRAE

By on August 19, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
What It Means To Be FERS RAE Or FERS FRAE

You’ve likely heard of the FERS retirement system, but what is FERS RAE and FERS FRAE? These are the key differences.

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