Retirement Planning

Postponing retirement problems: Part 1

It’s important to know the difference between a postponed retirement and a deferred retirement. 

Resigning instead of retiring

How you leave the federal government matters when it comes to benefits.

Before asking for help, know the rules

Coordinating Medicare and the Federal Health Benefits Program can be hard to navigate without the right information.

The state of retiring and retired women

As we celebrate the accomplishments and contributions of American women during Women's History Month, let’s also take a moment to reflect on their retirement status.

The TSP savings rate is up, but so are the number of TSP loans

Answers to some of your questions about the government’s 401(k)-style retirement plan.

Slam the Scam

Some tips for avoiding scams and resources for help if you become victim to a scam artist.

Saving for retirement

Retirement planning is a lifelong learning affair and begins with the first day on the job.

Here’s how to find the information you need when planning for retirement

When it comes to leaving federal employment to transition to retirement, there are important decisions that must be made, and it is vital to know the difference between fact, fiction and rumor.

Getting ready for tax season

Some tax tips to consider as you plan for life after your federal career.

Did you know this about the TSP?

Learn a little more about the government’s 401(k)-style retirement plan.

Crafting your perfect retirement exit strategy

These pre-retirement tasks can help ensure a smooth transition.

Tips for recent retirees

There may be a few bumps along the way, but don’t panic.

Doublecheck your TSP beneficiary designations

The federal government’s 401(k)-style retirement plan changed some rules around contingent beneficiaries in 2022.

What you need to know about the Social Security Earnings Test

When picking a date to start claiming your Social Security benefits, timing is everything.

New year, new benefit changes

Some 2024 changes that may benefit federal employees and retirees.

Planning a career change in 2024?

If a new career outside of the federal workforce is on your list of resolutions, here are a few things you need to know about your benefits.

End of the year retirement: Now what?

As OPM readies for its influx of new retirement applications, here are some insights on the early ins and outs of the retirement process.