Many are looking to hit big with the lottery quickly. But for those who have Thrift Savings Plan accounts, some patience and good planning can pay off big.
Inauguration Day is the perfect time to ask yourself where you will be 4 years from now. Looking for advice? Usually a good idea, provided you ask the right person.
Both officers and enlisted can apply for early separation or retirement between Jan. 20 and April 2.
This fall was a volatile period for federal retirement claims - with a noticeable spike in October and mirroring decline the month after. But December seems to have been when activity more or less calmed down.
In a decidedly 2020 fashion, Thrift Savings Plan returns dropped in December as sharp as they jumped a month earlier.
If you are even THINKING about retiring next year, you’ve got some homework to do.
Federal employees were in the spotlight for much of the Trump administration. The drama was stressful at times, but perhaps it shed more light on what federal employees do and where they work.
With a year full of unprecedented change for the workforce in the private and public sector, next year could bring in a wave of both retirements and new opportunities.
When you retire, do you stick with the TSP (and its low-fees and multiple-oversight) or move into another tax-deferred investment option? That’s an important question because so many feds typically retire in December and January.
Most federal employees love their current health and retirement benefits, but generational differences of opinion may offer some telling signs about what interests the workforce of the future.
Those who spent decades in the military will see a modest COLA increase as coronavirus pandemic continues.
A persistent funding shortfall at the Office of Personnel Management is limiting just about everything the agency does, from processing retirement claims to administering the federal employee health insurance program, according to OPM's acting inspector general.
Whether you are going out this year, next summer or departure day is years away, plan ahead. Starting yesterday. But beginning now is better than nothing. A lot better.
Federal News Network reviewed the track records and campaign policies for President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden. Here's where they stand on the issues important to federal employees, including pay, benefits and government oversight.