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February 24, 2024

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Don’t Be Deceived When Working On Your Federal Benefits

Employees of the Department of the Navy and the United States Postal Service in Western Washington have been sent a warning that federal retirement counselors don't conduct house calls. Someone who claims to be a

Yes, You Can Lose Your Social Security Payments; Here’s How.

As they prepare to retire, millions of individ...

Six Reasons Why You Won’t Receive Social Security

Many Americans look forward to receiving Social Security payments at the end of a long career...

There Are New Things Coming for the TSP

Federal employees should keep their eyes fixed on the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) over the next year.

Fund Retirement Needs and Increase Your TSP Contributions

Which of us have attained, or have passed, our career's "Bon Jovi moment"? What do Bon Jovi moments entail? It's when you've made it midway. In Jon Bon Jovi's famous track Livin' on a Prayer, the band declares that the...

Will IRA’s Divesting From Fossil-Fuels Cost You? by, Aaron Steele

Should fossil-fuel firms be divested from retirement savings accounts and pensions? This technique is growing more common across the world. Pension schemes in Scandinavia have revealed divestments from fossil fuel companies in recent years. Moreover, the UK NEST retirement funds,...

Beneficiaries Named for Your TSP Supersede Wills and Trusts by, Aaron Steele

Do you know that your beneficiaries now supersede Wills and Trust?  How are the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) ...

Take Time Now To Consider What You Want In Retirement by, Aaron Steele

It's essential to work towards maxing your Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) contributions, especially if you plan to retire by the end of the year...

Who Will Benefit From Your TSP Account?

When we leave the workforce, the nest egg we meticulously built up throughout our employment becomes one of three things: income, a legacy for loved ones, or tax obligations to Uncle Sam. I...

Several Resources that Could Help Seniors In-Need – Aaron Steele

Many people in the U.S. enter retirement with little or no savings. As a result, the majority of all of their income comes from their Social Security payment. The most recent

You Might Be Able To Take Advantage of the Saver’s Tax Credit

If you contribute to an IRA or an employer-sponsored 401(k), you may be eligible for the Saver's credit, commonly known as the Retirement Savings Contributions Credit.According to the IRS, beginning in 2018, if you were the intended beneficiary, you may...

Time is ticking on retirement. – Rick Viader

The 24-second shot clock was invented in 1954 to compel NBA teams to speed up their games. Without it, teams have no sense of urgency and could ...

3 Financial Agencies Are Improving Their Retirement Service Delivery – Robert Wiener

Financial companies are constantly improving, and the latest improvement within the sector is customer service provision. Many agencies now provide efficient customer service to their client, earning them more referrals while maintaining existing client loyalty. Agencies providing service to fed...

Here Are The States That Don’t Tax Social Security – Robert Wiener

As you approach retirement, chances are you'll ...

Everything you need to know about the latest TSP Service Provider Update by, Aaron Steele

Over the next few months, there will be several changes to the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP). The first change will occur in May 2022 and involve transitioning the thrift savings plan to a new provider. The update to the TSP...

How To Change Your FEHB Enrollment After Retirement – Rick Viader

How Do You Change FEHB Enrollment During Retirement? This article examines Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) coverage and how retirees can change the policy due to specific life-changing events. Although many federal employees are conversant with how and when t...

Four Ways to Fill the Hole in Your Retirement Plan

You have been working, saving, and investing for retirement with zeal. You worked 40 or even 60 hours a week for over 50 years. Finally, you may relax and enjoy activities like bridge, golf, fishing. You no longer have to...

Ten Tips That Will Help You Make Great Investment Decisions, by Rick Viader

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