Tag: Military

I’m in the Military; Should I Invest in the TSP?

June 2, 2020 2:17 PM

Is the TSP a good option for young military members? A financial advisor shares her advice about the military's Blended Retirement System which incorporates the TSP.

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Military Pensions are Creating a Generation of Millionaires

February 3, 2020 5:11 PM

The current generation of military service members have pensions worth millions and they don’t even know it. The author describes how the TSP can help supplement these pensions.

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

January 31, 2020 8:14 AM , Updated February 13, 2020 7:10 AM

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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Federal Employee Charged with Theft of Over $1 Million in Military Equipment

September 28, 2019 12:20 PM , Updated October 9, 2019 7:36 AM
Federal Employee Charged with Theft of Over $1 Million in Military Equipment

A federal employee at Camp Mabry has been charged with stealing over $1 million worth of military equipment.

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Should I Buy Back Military Time?

August 27, 2019 12:09 PM , Updated September 8, 2019 5:20 PM
Should I Buy Back Military Time?

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

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Another Pay Freeze Proposed for 2020

March 11, 2019 2:20 PM , Updated March 22, 2019 1:09 PM
Another Pay Freeze Proposed for 2020

The White House has proposed a pay freeze for federal employees for the second year in a row.

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Fort Hood Shooting Victims’ Lawsuit Is Dismissed

January 24, 2019 10:26 AM , Updated January 29, 2019 10:36 AM

In a major setback for individuals trying to obtain redress for the 2009 Fort Hood attacks, a federal court has dismissed all of the claims filed by victims.

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Military Deposits and Your Annuity

December 10, 2018 2:46 PM , Updated December 18, 2018 7:11 PM
Military Deposits and Your Annuity

How do military deposits affect FERS and CSRS retirement calculations? Here is an overview.

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Apple Launches Discount Program for Veterans and Military

December 7, 2018 9:41 AM , Updated December 14, 2018 4:10 PM

Apple has launched a discount program for active duty military and veterans with discounts on many of its products including iPhone and Apple Watches.

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Most Military Retirees to See Pay Increase in 2019

November 8, 2018 1:53 PM
Most Military Retirees to See Pay Increase in 2019

Most military retirees will see a pay increase next year thanks to a cost of living adjustment.

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