Many long-time government workers and retirees are worth more dead than alive due to the variety of wealth they accumulate over a lifetime.
The good news for most long-time federal and postal workers, is that in retirement, you may be better off than many of your private sector neighbors.
Most federal and postal TSP millionaires got that way by ignoring the ups and downs of the market despite the pre-Christmas plunge in 2018.
Whether it’s down to strong job growth or low inflation, financial planner Art Stein says Thrift Savings Plan investors should like first quarter 2019 results.
Benefits expert Tammy Flanagan, will be Mike Causey’s guest today on Your Turn, airing 10 a.m. EDT, streaming on www.federalnewsnetwork.com or on 1500 AM in the Washington, D.C., area.
Some politicians have been after the Federal Employees Retirement System since it replaced the more generous Civil Service Retirement System program during the Reagan administration.
John Grobe, president of Federal Career Experts, specializes in prepping feds for retirement and is Mike Causey’s guest on today’s episode of Your Turn.
Hardly anybody joins the government planning to become rich but you could be well on the way to millionaire status if you meet a few key characteristics.
Folks under the old Civil Service Retirement System, like people who get Social Security benefits, are protected from inflation. But most people on the federal pay roll are under FERS.
This week’s Your Turn guest is estate attorney Tom O’Rourke, a former IRS attorney who now works exclusively on things such as wills, powers-of-attorney, medical directives and trusts, which some would say most people should have.
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