It's a stretch to say Thrift Savings Plan participants are over the G fund, but the array of lifecycle options are picking up popularity for several reasons.
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.
More Thrift Savings Plan investors than you think may not understand exactly what their retirement nest egg is invested in.
Rep. Gerry Connolly (D.Va.) said thousands of outstanding service records requests were delayed at the National Finance Center. A few agencies have warned their employees of retirement delays due to processing lags at the payroll provider.
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.
One agency warned retirees could wait as long as six months for an initial interim payment and up to a year for a full annuity. The National Finance Center said it plans to return to its goal of processing retirements cases within 30 days by the end of the month.
Financial planner Arthur Stein says that many feds don’t understand that their TSP retirement nest egg is not really an investment.
The Postal Service’s early retirement offer has given new (probably false) hope to feds in other agencies who would love to retire early on an immediate but reduced annuity.
In a recent survey of Federal News Network readers, the vast majority of federal employees said changes in administration have little to do with their retirement decisions, but of course, there are always a few exceptions.
In today's Federal Newscast, in one of her first moves as Energy Secretary, Jennifer Granholm is reviving one of the agency's largest loan programs for clean energy.
The number of federal employees that retired in 2020 was the lowest in nearly 10 years. The results of an anonymous survey shows the pandemic and telework have played a role in delaying retirement for some. For others, it's changed their views of their jobs.
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.
When they retire, many federal and postal workers pull their retirement nest egg money out of the Thrift Savings Plan. But is that wise?
The Postal Service, faced with unacceptable delays delivering mail and packages, is “evaluating all service standards” as part of a 10-year business plan.