FERS

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Retire at the ‘right age’ and write your own ticket!

Most feds under the old CSRS program are already retired. About 99% of the current workforce is under the FERS retirement plan, which has many moving parts,…

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Inflation is becoming a big issue for some federal retirees’ cost of living increases

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When should you retire? Turns out, it pays to be strategic

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TSP

TSP participation up while FRTIB on track to launch new digital tools

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COLA, COVID, pay raise, shutdown: Time for a time out?

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Would you take less pay, smaller pension for better lifestyle?

Given the choice, would you take a reduced CSRS or FERS annuity later — for life — if it meant you could telework from the geographic location of your…

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January’s CSRS, FERS, Social Security and COLA outlook is grim

Fortunate federal retirees, like people who get Social Security, usually get a catchup-with-inflation increase in their benefits the first of each year. 

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Back to the office or off to retirement?

Mike Causey asked long-time fed and financial coach Abraham Grungold to check out the 2020 situation, who listed some things which workers under the Federal Employees Retirement System retiring in 2020 should seriously consider.

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