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28% of Workers Have Less Than $1,000 in Savings

By on April 22, 2015 in Retirement with 0 Comments

The results from the 2015 Retirement Confidence Survey have just been released. Some of the data show that American workers are still not preparing adequately for retirement, but the news is not all bad.

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Who Are the Wealthiest Members of Congress?

By on January 12, 2015 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Who Are the Wealthiest Members of Congress?

According to new data from the Center for Responsive Politics, the median net worth of a member of Congress is up 2.5% from 2012.

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Can You Trust Your Financial Planner?

By on November 24, 2014 in Retirement with 0 Comments

The author lists some important questions you should ask a financial planner to know if he or she is right for helping you with your financial future.

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Are You Ready for Retirement?

By on September 23, 2014 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Are You Ready for Retirement?

Are you ready for retirement? Many working Americans are not and have no plan. This info graphic on retirement explores some interesting facts about retirement and demonstrates how to ensure that you’re ready to retire.

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Study: Half of Americans Not Prepared for Retirement

By on August 19, 2014 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Study: Half of Americans Not Prepared for Retirement

A new study from the Federal Reserve shows that half of Americans surveyed have either given “a little” or no thought at all to preparing for their retirement.

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Contributing to an IRA Outside of the TSP

By on July 30, 2014 in Q&A, Retirement with 0 Comments
Contributing to an IRA Outside of the TSP

Under what circumstances can you contribute to a Roth IRA outside of the TSP?

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Recommendation for Financial Planners

By on June 18, 2014 in Q&A with 0 Comments
Recommendation for Financial Planners

What are some good resources for finding a financial planner?

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Government Matching in TSP When You Are Over 50

By on May 13, 2014 in Q&A with 0 Comments
Government Matching in TSP When You Are Over 50

If you are over age 50, does the maximum contribution you can make to the TSP change?

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How Are My Retirement Earnings Taxed?

By on May 11, 2014 in Q&A with 0 Comments

I retired from the Federal Government on 1/03/2013 and I need to know how my federal tax is calculated.

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Can You Retire on $1,000?

By on March 18, 2014 in Retirement with 0 Comments

A new report from the Employee Benefit Research Institute has revealed some frightening figures about the average Americans’ retirement preparedness.

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