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November 26, 2020

Federal Employee Retirement and Benefits News

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The 2021 Limits for TSP Investments Will Remain Unchanged, by Dennis Snoozy

The standard maximum elective deferral contributions limit to TSP accounts will remain unchanged for 2021. The amount for 2020, which is $...

Retirement Planning Can be More Frustrating Than a Rubik’s Cube, by Bill Hoff

The complexity of the Rubik’s cube makes it more difficu...

The Coronavirus May Speed up the Shortfall in Social Security, by Todd Carmack

The CBO (Congressional Budget Office) always reflects a pe...

Is it Beneficial to Stay at Your Job Past Age 65?

Over the years, more and more people are working past their 65th birthday. The numbers seem to increase every year. One notable...

Things To Do Five Years Before Retirement

When you are in your twenties, thirties, or forties, you t...

One in Five Baby Boomers and Retirees are Dependent Upon Social Security

According to a nationwide survey, one in five Baby Boomers or older retirees has no second income source other than Social Security. That ...

The Emergency Fund is The Best Protection for Your TSP.

Suppose you are among those people who are still financially buoyant during this period. In that case, you should increase the amount of m...

Is This The Right Time To Dump Your 401k Plan?

One of the best places people deposit their savings for retirement is the 401(k) plan sponsored by their workplace. People favor this type...

How Does Federal Social Security Disability Retirement Work?

Under CSRS and FERS, Employees are eligible for disability benefits if they are disabled and cannot perform their jobs efficiently. Howeve...

How To Protect Your Assets During Retirement

The professional liability insurance, which federal employees with supervisory or managerial duties buy if they are sued for activities be...

The 4% Rule is Dying – Here’s Why

How much money should you withdraw from retirement savings each year? Many years ago, there would have been one answer to this question; 4...

Three Social Security Mistakes

The majority of senior workers depend mostly on Social Security benefits immediately after they retire. They believe that Social Security ...

Coronavirus Disruption: How to Plan Your Financial Health and Retirement

We recently spoke to an expert about the challenges employ...

Contribute to Your TSP, Or Pay Off Your Mortgage?

For people near the official retirement age, withdrawing from their TSP account to pay their mortgage is a big concern. But for young work...

Do Federal Employees Need to Enroll in Medicare When They Already Have FEHB?

One major topic of interest is how FEHB interacts with Medicare. Though the Federal Employee Health Benefits (FEHB) provides complete heal...

Be Aware of These Three Issues Before You Claim Social Security

Social Security benefits are sources of income that would help you pay your household expenses after retirement. These benefits act as a ...

Should You Choose Stocks Or Bonds When Growing Your TSP Nest Egg?

Most investors in the Thrift savings plan go into it for the ...

Nine Secrets to Financial Stability After Retirement., by Flavio J. “Joe” Carreno

You need to know the reasons why retirees live a financially comfortable life after retirement. You will discover that you don't need ...

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