USPS Faces Major Financial Obstacles In Funding Future Retiree Benefits The U.S. Postal Service said an impending cash crunch could cause the agency to default for a fifth straight year on a $6.9 billion payment…
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Could Taking Early FERS Retirement Cost Benefits? – by June KirbyJuly 15, 2015 / by June Kirby
Although taking retirement early may sound appealing to many people, doing so could end up being detrimental to your retirement income situation – especially in terms of your FERS (Federal Employees Retirement System) Special Retirement Supplement (SRS) benefit.
Is Retirement On Your Christmas List?December 4, 2014 / by Dianna Tafazoli
Are you planning to retire at the end of the year, starting 2015 as a retiree instead of an active Federal employee?
Utility Companies Are Spreading CheerDecember 4, 2014 / by Dianna Tafazoli
Federal Employees Should Protect Themselves This Holiday Season
NEWSLETTER WEEKLY – CHANGES IN WASHINGTONDecember 4, 2014 / by Dianna Tafazoli
There are many changes taking place in the nation’s capital.
Critical Ages For Federal RetirementSeptember 23, 2014 / by Dianna Tafazoli
There are Critical Ages that Federal Employees should be aware of. These ages represent opportunities for Federal Employees who might want to maximize their retirement benefits.
Will Spending Be The Same In Retirement?September 18, 2014 / by Dianna Tafazoli
For Federal Employees, spending will change in retirement. Some federal retirees will spend more and some will spend less based on their individual financial situation.
Retiring In Less Than One YearSeptember 18, 2014 / by Dianna Tafazoli
You should carefully read all of the information in the application package and submit the forms. You do not need to submit a resignation letter. Your completed and signed application is equivalent to a resignation.
Records To Check Before RetirementSeptember 18, 2014 / by Dianna Tafazoli
It is best to make certain all of your records are in place when anticipating retirement
For Federal Employees – Tips To Creating A Retirement BudgetSeptember 18, 2014 / by Dianna Tafazoli
You don’t have to follow any particular format for creating a budget except to measure income against expenses. The tips below might help you get started.
Budgeting And Federal Employee Financial PlansSeptember 18, 2014 / by Dianna Tafazoli
Envision constructing a house – The financial plan is the front door to your dwelling and the budget is the back door, both are necessary if you expect to be safe and secure.
Statements to Answer and Get You ThinkingSeptember 18, 2014 / by Dianna Tafazoli
Sometime we need a little nudge, some motivation to get our engines pointed towards painting a picture of our retirement future.
Federal Employees – Building Your Financial PlanSeptember 18, 2014 / by Dianna Tafazoli
The Financial Plan is a key component of your overall Retirement Planning strategy, so you can retire well and live in comfort and security.
Buy-Outs Are On The RiseSeptember 18, 2014 / by Dianna Tafazoli
The number of employees expected to sign on for retirement did not happen because too many Federal employees are ill-prepared to retire.
Determining If A Trust Is Right For YouJuly 29, 2014 / by Dianna Tafazoli
It seems to be the general concensus that a Last Will and Testament is an essential part of a good estate plan but Living Trusts are not as widely used nor understood.
Can You Participate In The TSP After Retirement?July 19, 2014 / by Dianna Tafazoli
Your Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) is funded via payroll deductions. Therefore, once you are no longer an employee your participation in the TSP stops as far as being able to make contributions. However, you don’t have to take your money out of the TSP, you just cannot put money into it.
The Military Wants to Buy You OutJuly 19, 2014 / by Dianna Tafazoli
Some qualified service personnel have been offered voluntary retirement incentive programs. (VERA)
Impacts of Voluntary Early Retirement (VERA)July 18, 2014 / by Dianna Tafazoli
VERA offerings might help agencies create efficiency and balance the budget, but those same results might not be achieved for the federal retiree.
Federal Retirees Are Leaving the U.S. for Central AmericaJuly 13, 2014 / by Dianna Tafazoli
Because affordability is a key phenomenon for many retirees, they choose different paths to living out their retirement years.
April 10, 2018 / by Aubrey Lovegrove