Retirement Planning

Things to Consider Before Moving Money Into TSP's G Fund

Many of the funds in the government’s 401(k)-style retirement savings program are seeing losses from market downturns, but the G Fund is growing.

A Retirement Journey, Part Two: The Transition

The second in a three-part series on one employee’s retirement experience. 

A Retirement Journey, Part One: Pre-Retirement

The first in a three-part series on one employee’s retirement experience. 

‘It’s Time For Me To Go Fishing’

The first steps to take after you’ve decided to retire.

The Difference Between a COLA and a Pay Raise

And why you won’t get the full effect of either if you retire on Dec. 31, 2022.

When the Sum in a Lump Sum Payment Falls Short

Some employees who retired at the end of last year got smaller payments than expected.

When to Leave to Maximize Your Lump Sum Annual Leave Payment

The best dates to retire in the coming years to get the most out of what you’re owed for unused time off.

How You Can Get Better Customer Service

Tips on getting the result you’re looking for when you reach out for help.

These Agencies Are Trying To Get Better at Providing Retirement Services

Three key organizations are working to improve the customer experience of federal employees and retirees.

The Numbers That Matter in 2022

Key figures that might affect your retirement planning this year. 

4 Women Who Shaped Modern Retirement

Stories of pioneers in creating the federal government’s retirement safety net, and reaping its benefits.