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Increasing Social Security Payouts by $30,000

A simple social security fact is that most people rely on it to support them each and every month. If you also depend on Social Security then you need to how increasing a simple calculation … Read More

Making Your FERS Retirement Calculation Easy

Your FERS retirement calculation can be complicated, but it does not have to be. Most of the federal employees calculate their federal retirement annuities before retirement so that they can have a comfortable understanding of their post-retirement income. If you … Read More

Better TSP Cyber Security Needed

TSP cyber security breaches have been a nightmare for the federal government for several years now and the TSP or Thrift Savings Plan Board, Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board, is not unfazed by it. But a recent audit report says … Read More

Popular TSP L Funds

TSP L Funds are an important part of your Thrift Savings Plan. Though they have numerous benefits, L Funds are not perfect. They have some side effects as well. In this article, we are exploring various aspects of the … Read More

Mistakes People Make While Picking the Best Date to Retire

One of the most common realities of retirement is that you have the responsibility of picking the best date to retire. You may seek help in deciding when you will opt for FERS retirement. To help you out, we … Read More

Fed Interest Rate Hike and TSP Growth

Economic growth has triggered a Fed Interest Rate Hike and TSP Growth coincides.  Since the start of 2017, the US economic data has steadily improved, and the Federal Reserve is raising rates as a result. A steady increase in the … Read More

What Are the Fastest Growing Retirement Plans?

A recent report has highlighted some of the fastest growing retirement plans and how the assets of the top 1000 retirement plans in the US are growing. The topper in the list is the popular TSP or Thrift Savings PlanRead More

Protect Your Social Security Number From Being Stolen

Your Social Security Number is one of the most important numbers in most American’s lives, and many Federal employees fail to take steps necessary to keep their Social Security number from being stolen.  But one of the social security facts Read More

What’s the Future of Federal Employees’ Benefits?

Under the Trump administration, federal employees are scared of losing their retirement benefits, compensation, and child care benefits. They are also afraid that if Trump cuts down on federal employees’ benefits, it will ruin their financial planning. Here we … Read More

Too Little Too Late With Social Security Legislation?

Many people believe that social security runs out of money in the next few years. Given the importance of Social Security, this risk is not something most people can ignore. American senators are aware of this fact too. This … Read More

Best Dates to Retire for CSRS and FERS Employees 2017, and 2018

Best Dates to Retire for CSRS and FERS Employees – 2017 and 2018

Best Dates to RetireBefore we begin our discussion, let’s try to understand some important rules and issues concerning FERS, CSRS, and CSRS Offset employees. To start, lets make the confusion … Read More

Federal Retirement Tsunami Still a Myth?

People feared that the much-talked about federal retirement tsunami will hit this year as many of the federal employees who are eligible for retirement would opt for retiring and enjoying their Federal Annuities at home. It was also believed that … Read More

How are Federal Employees’ Benefits Expected to Change Under the New Administration?

Whenever the administration of the country is changed, one of the key issues that pop up in the minds of the federal employees is that how will the new government reform the federal employees’ benefits. Would FERS retirement or Federal Read More

Many Women Fear Running Out of Money in Retirement

It is a known fact that the position of American women in the workforce has improved a lot in the last few years. They are also earning a higher number of college and graduate degrees as compared to men. The … Read More

About 31% Americans have no Retirement Benefits Savings Again

A recent report has found out several interesting facts related to the financial situations of the Americans. The report says that a substantial number of Americans have no retirement benefits. Te report also reveals that educated Americans who have … Read More

Planning for Retirement in Five Years by Ron Raffino

Tips from Ron Raffino for Those Planning on Retiring in Five Years

retirement benefitsYou must have heard that it’s never too late to start planning, but have you heard it’s never too early to start planning? In fact, the earlier you … Read More

Federal Employee Health Benefits and FEGLI at Retirement – Robb Fenton

Federal Employee Health Benefits and Federal Employee Group Life Insurance at Retirement

health benefits Robb FentonIf you’re a federal employee who is considering retirement and you are covered by both the FEHB (Federal Employee Health Benefits) program for health insurance and the FEGLI Read More

Millennials Prefer Mutual Funds to Boost Retirement Benefits Savings

A new study has found that Millennials prefer to invest in mutual funds to get better retirement benefits savings. Though people from all ages invest in mutual funds, the Millennials are leading the show. The survey also highlighted that Millennials … Read More

When Are FEDS Eligible for Retirement – by Robb Fenton

When Are FEDS Eligible for Retirement? Robb Fenton answers the Federal Employee question

Robb FentonFor many people, “saving for the future” means just exactly that – setting money aside for “some day.” But as the years clip by, it becomes more … Read More

How Federal Employees can Save Two Thousand Dollars on Health Insurance

Federal employees often dread the open season and opt for continue with their existing plans. A guide can rescue such employees. This guide tells the readers on how they can save about two thousand dollars on health insurance. It is … Read More