At one point or another, many federal workers have dreamed about what they would do if and when their agency offered them a buyout.
Six months into an historically-lethal pandemic that potentially threatens everybody on the planet is probably a pretty good time to update or begin your personal financial checklist.
When the record-long bull market ended earlier this year, some investors decided to cut their losses, going into the G fund. Abraham Grungold, a long-time fed and financial coach, said that was a big mistake.
Whatever your status we’re all in the same boat thanks to the pandemic. But it is a very, very big boat — and life on it is similar yet very different for all of us.
Did you retire before the pandemic became a fact of life? Before people other than bank robbers wore (hopefully) face masks all the time, and when working from home went from to perk to priority?…
The stress of the pandemic has given us all more to think about. In this case, a tale of one city, two people — different choices.
Expert financial coach Abraham Grungold shares tips on how federal workers can best save money for retirement.
Some are predicting the impact of the virus on the economy, nerves and personal relations may actually trigger a tidal wave of retirements in many agencies.
Twenty years ago, then Rep. Tom DeLay (R-Tex.) one of the most powerful men on Capitol Hill, called federal agents, acting on orders, jack-booted thugs. Now it is Democratic elected officials.
The fed family has a major presence in many key election states and in some small to medium sized towns, Uncle Sam is the primary employer.
After the long-anticipated crash of the record 11-year bull market a lot of 401(k) investors worried about the hit their stock-fund investments had taken.
Officials who want to finally trigger the long-predicted brain drain from federal agencies can probably do it rather quickly.
When they eventually retire, 99% of all current federal-postal workers will depend on their Thrift Savings Plan to provide a substantial portion of their future lifetime income.
During times like this, when a pandemic is still running wild, it’s a good question. The old rules and odds don’t apply.
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