Every policy change has consequences — some intentional, but others can be unexpected. The unexpected ones are the ones that can make a big impact, for Treasury, to the tune of $837,000.
Dress codes, already blurring for years, have really gotten hard to decipher post pandemic.
For a huge chunk of the U.S. population, the big deal is that more than 73 million people will soon be getting their biggest catch-up with inflation increase in four decades.
In many ways, the way you handle your final affairs will determine how your family and friends remember you. So it’s important to get it right.
Whether you are just starting out, are at mid-career or are retirement eligible you should have a plan, so know the best date(s) to get the most bang for your annuity buck.
Two figures in government made big news this past week. One noteworthy, one notorious.
Pay raises help people pay bills. But they are so much more than that thanks to the miracle of compounding.
For some, TSP (with its generous government match) will provide one-third to as much half the money they have to spend in retirement. Regardless of the percentage, it’s a lot. So how do you become a TSP millionaire?
The new lineup of endangered-because-of-their-job species includes such unlikely individuals as paper conservator at the National Archives, almost any IRS, Social Security or Defense Department employee, even down to child care professionals at (any) federal day care center.
The new, expanded TSP is only a few months old. And it's getting lots of attention, good and bad, from its 6 million investors.
Calculations about whether to leave federal service, for many federal career people, tend to juggle the financial considerations. What's the best month, the best health plan, the optimal TSP withdrawal strategy if you're about to retire?
Everybody should shop for, and maybe change, health plans each year. But most stay and wind up paying too much for coverage they could get elsewhere, at a lower premium.
If you have a simple exit strategy that provides the best deal for you in retirement, there is a good chance it may be wrong. Or at least not very simple.
Life’s a series of choices. Some easier and more important than others. Like when are you gonna retire? Does it really matter?