Some of the smartest people in the nation work for Uncle Sam and belong to the Thrift Savings Plan. For some it is a nice option. For most, it is their primary retirement nest egg.
Lots of federal workers have said they might be willing to take a pay cut if they could do their jobs from a site a hundred miles from their home office.
Many people investing for retirement know that it is risky, dangerous and stupid to try to time the market.
Now that more states and jurisdictions are easing social distancing rules, millions of people are stumbling back to pre-COVID-19 normalcy - if you can remember what that was like.
According to the latest data from the Office of Personnel Management, about 1.4% fewer retirement claims were filed in May compared to April.
If the government starts pushing employees to show up in offices without mandating masks and social distancing, we could see an uptick in retirement rates.
If you’re a nose-to-the-grindstone type who has been toiling for decades while dreaming of fun and fulfillment in retirement you might want to do a reality check.
While most feds oppose WEP and GPO, today’s guest columnist said he’s looked at the background, crunched the numbers and in his opinion they are fair.
In today's Federal Newscast, the Transportation Security Administration soon will offer early retirements to employees across the agency.
Given the impact of the pandemic on the economy, and on prices, it is unlikely that retirees who get cost of living adjustments most years will be getting a COLA in January 2021.
The Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS) celebrated a big birthday last Friday, but there are few federal participants left in the government's once signature pension plan.
They say that the coronavirus is a threat to all of us regardless of who we are and where we live - we are all in the same boat. But are we really?
Although looking back on the first couple of months of 2020 might seem like the Good Old Days, benefits expert Tammy Flanagan said, “It was already destined to be pretty rocky” being an election year and all. But, then, of course, came the coronavirus pandemic.
For obvious reasons, nobody has a handle on where cost of living adjustments or health care costs/insurance premiums will end up.