Retirement Planning

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.

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.

Featured eBooks

The FERS Supplement: Q&A

A tutorial on this somewhat complicated benefit.

A Tale of Successful Retirement Planning

A story of high achievement, savvy investments and frugality.

Can You Count on Social Security?

Lawmakers need to take action to ensure the system’s viability.

The TSP and Your Retirement Date

Delaying retirement can complicate your Thrift Savings Plan withdrawal situation.