Thanks to a 1997 tax law that included the then-new Roth option, many people saving for retirement now have two choices.
Have you had your professional mid-life crisis yet? If not, this might be a good time to get it over with.
Despite tough talk from Congress and the White House, the federal employee benefits package has so-far remained untouched.
In today’s Federal Newscast, a bill in the House would replace the Windfall Elimination Provision which currently cuts Social Security benefits for federal retirees who worked in a private sector job and also receive a government pension.
The new budget deal between Congress and the White House includes a two-year ban on sequestration-related furloughs for federal workers.
the Government Accountability Office when it looked at prohibited transactions for Individual Retirement Accounts and GAO’s Charles Jeszeck had more details on Federal Drive with Tom Temin.
Benefits expert Tammy Flanagan joins Your Turn today to answer questions about Social Security and retirement applicable to both federal and private sector workers.
Thousands of feds in some of FEHBP’s best and most expensive health plans may be spared from a pending 40% tax on their favorite plans.
Many retirees will be watching the inflation index from now through September to see what their January cost of living adjustments will look like.
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.
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 lot of people are now wondering if it’s a good time to get out of government and do something else. Jeff Neal reminds feds that an ill-informed move could land you somewhere that is worse than where you are now.
A growing number of people have moved into the TSP millionaires club. But, should all your retirement nest egg money be in the TSP?