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April 20, 2021

Federal Employee Retirement and Benefits News

Federal Retirement Articles




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 ...

Why Are Women Saving Less Towards Retirement?, by Michael Sesler

All working Americans, regardless of their gender, need to...

Seven Questions You Should Answer Before Buying FEGLI Life Insurance, by RICK VIADER

As you may well know, September offered a rare opportunity to enroll in the Federal Employees Group Life Insurance program. Federal employ...

Here’s What You Need to Know about the Deferred Social Security Taxes, by Mark Heinrich

Defense Finance and Accounting Service, the largest payroll processor for the government, recently released additional guidance on trackin...

Deciding on a TSP Withdrawal Strategy, by Dennis Snoozy

The main reason to put aside money in a Thrift Savings Pla...

Can You Save For Retirement When Living Paycheck to Paycheck?

You don’t need to be earning thousands of dollars monthly to save for retirement. You can start saving regardless of what you earn. This article highlights how to save, even if your income is low.

Here’s How You Can Avoid Taxes and Boost Your Retirement Savings

Most people's goal is to have a decent amount saved up in their retirement account and then support it with Social Security benefits. Howe...

Celebrating National Retirement Security Month

A survey by the National Association of Government Defined Contribution Administrators, Inc. (NAGDCA) shows a looming financial crisis in ...

What Happens To A Federal Employee’s Benefits When They Die?, by Flavio J. “Joe” Carreno

Life events like marriage divorces or having kids can affect your federal employee benefits. But what happens to your benefits when yo...

Employees Are Underestimating the Income They Need to Replace in Retirement., by Mark Heinrich

When you're a retired employee and not receiving a monthly income, you need to consider any replacement of the income that your employer u...

Optimize Your Financial Planning With These Two FEGLI Tools, by Todd Carmack

There are two fantastic features of the Federal Employees Group Life Insurance program that aren’t popular or adequately understood but ...

Are You Facing Unexpected Retirement? Here’s a Checklist of What to Do…, by RICK VIADER

Even if you didn’t experience it personally, you probably wouldn’t have missed the massive disruption caused by the sudden increase...

Roth IRAs Aren’t Always Perfect: Three Examples, by Dennis Snoozy

Workplace retirement accounts are the most popular option for retirement savings because they’re easily accessible, and employers contri...

Participants in the TSP Are Making Withdrawals Because of COVID-19

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, there is flexibility with TSP withdrawals

If You Earn $45,000 In A Year, What Should You Expect From Social Security?, by Bill Grossman

The first check that was cashed from Social Security was about $23.00 in 1940. If you are a retiree in 2020, the minimum amount of money y...

What Should be the Priority… Funding your Retirement Savings, or Settling Your Debt?

The majority of Americans prefer to save for retirement before paying off their debt. About 60% of older Americans said that funding their...

Which American Workers Are Most Concerned About Their Retirement Prospects?

Planning for retirement isn't an easy task. But did you kn...

Four Little-Known Strategies To Generate Investment Income During Retirement, by Bill Hoff

Most people think about retirement in two different ways. They think of retirement as a period of freedom when they can use their time to ...

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