Washington, D.C. area tax and estate attorney Tom O’Rourke has tips for finding out the state of your estate, and planning for the future.
Because of the 2017 tax law, many were surprised to learn that it no longer paid to itemize deductions that had been important in the past.
Effective Sept. 15, major changes will take effect in the TSP, changes that will make it more attractive for life-time investors and more convenient for people who need to withdraw different amounts over their retirement.
The dominant Federal Employees Retirement System covers most working feds. It’s good but it has several moving parts.
No matter how humble your salary, job, habits and possessions you have an estate.
Most current federal retirees, and a small percentage of folks still on the payroll, are under the old Civil Service Retirement System. It offers a generous lifetime annuity that is based on salary and length…
Have you had your professional mid-life crisis yet? If not, this might be a good time to get it over with.
Benefits expert Tammy Flanagan joins Your Turn today to answer questions about Social Security and retirement applicable to both federal and private sector workers.
Many long-time government workers and retirees are worth more dead than alive due to the variety of wealth they accumulate over a lifetime.
Almost everybody knows the buy-low-sell-high "rule" of investing. But many people don’t follow it.
It will be late this year, probably November or December, before active and retired federal workers find out how much extra money they may have next year.
Job hunting can be difficult for someone in a mobile military or federal relationship. Resume Place president Kathryn Troutman has some tips that could help.
When it comes to employer-backed 401k plans, most experts say that the federal Thrift Savings Plan, with its 5% match and super-low administrative fees, is the best deal around. At the end of March, the…
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.
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