Retirement Planning

Hitting the Road to Retirement

The path from filing your paperwork to getting your full benefits can be long and winding. 

Open Questions About Open Season

Sorting out options for federal health insurance and Medicare can be tricky.

Thrift Savings Plan Funds Up for a Second Straight Month

Every fund in the federal government’s 401(k) style retirement plan saw gains in November, but most still remain in the negative for the year.

Health Insurance Options for Veterans

There are lots of choices, especially for those who have joined the civilian federal workforce.

For Some, Retirement Just Means a Different Kind of Work

One path to financial security is to continue earning money after your federal career ends.

It's Time to Prepare for Open Season 

It’s in your interest to conduct an annual insurance checkup—especially this year.

Big COLA Boost for Retirees

High inflation at least means a boost in federal retirement benefits.

Best Dates to Retire 2023

The annual guide to the optimum days to plan to move on.

Rules and Requirements for Federal Retirement

Some dates to retire are better than others for different employees.

Retire Now or Later? A Debate 

Sticking around can improve your financial situation, but is it worth it?

Before And After Retirement: A To-Do List

Tips on navigating the periods sandwiched around your retirement date.