May 16, 2014 / by Dianna Tafazoli
Successful Federal Retirement requires the gathering of as much information as possible about how your federal retirement benefits will work when you leave employment.
May 8, 2014 / by Dianna Tafazoli
We have focused on LEOs, but let's take a brief moment to explain the 3 legs of the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS). This post was prompted by an email question from a FERS employee.
April 13, 2014 / by Admin
The rules for your Thrift Savings Plan are pretty straightforward while you are working, but they become increasingly more complex as you enter retirement and attempt to access the money that you have saved in your TSP.gov account.
March 20, 2014 / by Dianna Tafazoli
The TSP is a retirement savings vehicle designed to help federal and postal employees increase their resources when planning for retirement. But why not take your earnings from the federal government and take your chances in the open market? Maybe...
March 11, 2014 / by Dianna Tafazoli
The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) announced that beginning in 2016 federal employees and retirees will have the option of self-plus one coverage through the FEHB.
March 7, 2014 / by Dianna Tafazoli
Without missing a beat, I said most emphatically "It certainly does." It is more intense because financial advisors and planners need to know more about the Federal Retirement Systems than the federal workforce.
February 13, 2014 / by Dianna Tafazoli
~~HOW DO I GET STARTED WITH A PLAN? By now you are probably asking – How do I get started setting goals that are SMART and putting a plan into action? You get started by first simply writing down what...
February 11, 2014 / by Dianna Tafazoli
One of the most important components of the plan is flexibility. Life changes, people change, and as we know - the world and what makes it run - the economics of supply and demand - impacting the way we live...