Federal Employees Retirement System

New wrinkle on the notion of postponing your federal retirement

The government might employ some two million people, but no two federal employees are alike. That’s why career and retirement planning can be complicated.

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Thrift Savings Plan (TSP)

Three good reasons to save toward TSP-millionaire status

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Thrift Savings Plan (TSP)

Number of TSP participants receiving a full match reaches record high

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TSP, retirement

Many federal retirees to receive 3.2% in 2024 COLA, but not everyone gets the same adjustment

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The three-legged stool of federal retirement might have a fourth leg

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TSP

How come so few federal employees actually are TSP millionaires?

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What 2022 returns on TSP funds say about the year ahead

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A 7 step pre-retirement checklist

FERS workers must plan their retirement under a system that has lots of moving parts. We asked long-time, successful career fed and part time financial…

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(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)The Rainbow Flag flies beneath the American flag at the Stonewall National Monument, Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017, in New York. The Rainbow Flag, an international symbol of LGBT liberation and pride, was flown for the first time at the monument. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

OPM will allow same-sex spouses of deceased federal employees a chance to apply for survivor benefits

To be eligible for federal survivor benefits, widows or widowers must have been married to an employee or annuitant for at least nine months. But meeting…

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(AP Photo/Jenny Kane)This Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021, photo shows a Social Security card in Tigard, Ore.  Millions of retirees on Social Security will get a 5.9% boost in benefits for 2022. The biggest cost-of-living adjustment in 39 years follows a burst in inflation as the economy struggles to shake off the drag of the coronavirus pandemic.  (AP Photo/Jenny Kane)

Inflation alert: Are you on the Titanic or the iceberg?

The January cost of living adjustmnent for most retired feds, military and Social Security reciepents will be 5.9%. But the keyword is “most.”

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