Retirement Planning

What Happens to Your Retirement Paperwork

A complex and often slow process unfolds after you apply.

3, 2, 1 ... Retire!

If your departure date is approaching, you may wonder how the process unfolds.

Let It Be, Roll It Over, Move It or Cash It Out

Assessing your options for what to do with your retirement fund when you change jobs.

Why You Might Want to Take Social Security Early

There are reasons not to wait for larger payouts when you’re older.

It’s Time for Change: Make Your Voice Heard

Lawmakers have introduced a number of bills that would help federal retirees.

Achieving Financial Independence

Bridging the potential gap between pre- and post-retirement income.

Live Long and Prosper

Avoiding the dangers of outliving your money.

Featured eBooks

Don’t Let Your Mind Get In the Way of Smart Decisions

This tool can help you learn more about yourself so that you can make better financial choices.

Separating Fact and Opinion

It can be difficult to tell the two apart in the federal retirement world.

The FERS Supplement: Q&A

A tutorial on this somewhat complicated benefit.