When it comes to a comfortable annuity for life, no matter how high prices go, not all feds are treated equally.
Even as the U.S. appears to be climbing out of COVID-19, millions of people are in a financial hole because they either lost their jobs, or their jobs just ceased to exist.
While it is virtually impossible for a federal or postal retiree to run out of money, it is possible to run dangerously low — even with an annuity indexed in whole, or part to inflation.
Although many don't think about it, you likely have an estate you will leave behind. Planning ahead could save you and your family lots of money and heartache.
Jessica Klement, staff vice president for advocacy at NARFE, says that action in NAPA's OPM report is essential if the civil service is to be repaired after four years of attacks from the White House.
If ever you were thinking about joining or trying to move up in the federal government, now is a great time to do it.
Doing your taxes can be a daunting task, but it's one you can't avoid. It's worth taking the steps to make sure you are getting the most or paying the least possible.
Periodically checking on your estate plan is necessary — it can have major consequences for those you care about. This checklist from a former IRS attorney can help.
Planning for retirement is a process that doesn't have to be a painful if you avoid some common mistakes. It will pay off big to know what they are and avoid them.
Financial planner Arthur Stein says that many feds don’t understand that their TSP retirement nest egg is not really an investment.
Planning for retirement isn't rocket science, but in some ways it is more challenging because ultimately you'll be riding that rocket however long it takes.
Because the Thrift Savings Plan's G fund never goes down, in other words it is “safe." But that also depends upon what you mean by “safe.” When is playing it "safe" actually risky?
Filing your taxes is never a fun experience, but it's critical that you do it, and do it accurately. We have you covered with advice from estate and tax attorney Tom O’Rourke.
Most of the 75,420 (as of Dec. 30, 2020) feds with $1 million-plus Thrift Savings Plan accounts have three things in common. And you can join them.
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