The question is actually more complicated than it first appears, because it demands consideration on two levels. First, there’s the emotional component: Are you ready to enter a new phase of life? Do you have a plan for what you would like to accomplish or do in retirement? Have you thought through both the goodRead… Read more »
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One of the biggest mistakes today’s federal retirees can make is to underestimate the importance of Social Security in their retirement strategies.
Of all the benefits provided by the federal government, have you ever stopped to consider the benefits of your unused sick leave?
This week we would like to help you better understand how Federal government employment affects your Social Security benefit.
Have you ever stopped and considered how your marginal tax rate in retirement may be affected by your annuity?
The decision to fund a Roth account, such as Roth TSP, instead of a traditional tax-advantaged account is an important one. When weighing your options, consider these three questions.
Knowing and understanding who you are as an investor should be the foundation for your portfolio.
A common question often asked is “Will Social Security be there for me in retirement?” The answer is yes, but the amount of Social Security you will receive is dependent on the age you choose to begin drawing these benefits. Here is important information you should consider as you are nearing retirement.
One thing has become abundantly clear to me in over six years of helping federal employees look forward to retirement: you cannot plan for retirement successfully if you don’t know and understand all of your options.
A recent examination conducted by the Urban Institute has revealed that the defined benefit retirement programs have gained popularity when compared to the private sector plans. The investments made by federal employees in the federal retirement benefits have also increased.