Even though Federal Employees Health Benefits Program health premiums are likely to go up next year, Uncle Sam will continue to pay the lion’s share of the total premium.
The current bull market is more than a decade old and is long overdue for a major correction. Financial planner Arthur Stein has plenty of federal clients and offered his thoughts.
Short answer is: Yes. You’d think an official, book-length report on how screwed up federal salaries are would be a bestseller both in major federal enclaves — Washington, D.C., Ogden, Utah, Oklahoma City, Huntsville, Ala.…
Many federal and postal workers live and work in high tax states, so many retire to low-or no-tax states to get more from their annuities.
Some see federal employment as a protected world of benefits, protections, a great place to retire from, etc. But the reality is sometimes very different.
A growing number of people have moved into the TSP millionaires club. But, should all your retirement nest egg money be in the TSP?
Things are looking good. but the possibility of yet another government shutdown remains, as today’s guest columnist Abraham Grungold points out.
NOTE: Mike Causey is on vacation. The following article was originally published on May 21 of this year. When budgeting, income and outgo are at the top of most people’s list. And one of the biggest…
Are there states where retirees can get tax breaks and enjoy a better standard of living? Short answer: Yes.
On this national holiday, whether your are participating in a family cookout or at work handling air traffic, have fun and enjoy.
If you own a home, have a spouse, carry life insurance and invest in the Thrift Savings Plan, you probably need an estate plan.
When they retire, even with a guaranteed annuity and TSP investments, many feds have to learn to live with less. And taxes, which are never fun, can become an even bigger factor.
Active and retired feds probably won’t know the size of their 2020 pay raise — if any — or cost-of-living adjustment — if any — until late in the year.
Over the years the IRS has taken political shots from both parties. Today’s guest columnist says things seem to be getting better.
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