January 2022's cost of living adjustment for federal retirees will depend on not only their plan, but also inflation.
A handful of strategies exist for TSP investors when the stock market expects to see a sharp decline.
The Comprehensive Paid Leave for Federal Employees Act expands paid time off to all federal workers, allowing them up to 12 weeks to recover from a personal illness or care for a sick parent or family member.
If federal retirees wait until age 70 to collect Social Security, their monthly benefits could see a big increase.
Funding shortfalls will have serious consequences in the final quarter of this fiscal year because of unexpected bills related to security at the Capitol, National Guard officials warn.
Consumer prices are going up and up, which is a good sign if you're hoping for a high cost of living adjustment next January.
If the pandemic proved anything, it's never too early to start thinking about hour health care needs. That means now's a good time to review your needs.
Uncertainty over the size of the pay raise vs. the COLA is causing many feds to rethink their proposed retirement date.
It is possible to work for Uncle Sam long enough to get and qualify for benefits and an annuity, but still leave government earlier.
More federal employees have retired so far during the first six months of the year compared to the same period in 2020, according to data from the Office of Personnel Management.
June stats from the Office of Personnel Management for newly filed claims showed last month was higher than a year ago, when the pandemic was in full effect.
Despite a deadly worldwide pandemic, the number of active and retired feds with million-dollar-plus Thrift Savings Plan accounts more than doubled in the last year.
Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) wants the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board to take on new fiduciary responsibilities, while a bipartisan pair in the House is eyeing retirement reforms for former temporary and seasonal employees.
Consider the following. Delay your planned retirement by a year or two. Better yet, from a financial standpoint, hang on another three. Or more.