Retirement

passive income during retirement

Can I Receive Passive Income While Collecting Social Security?

Terry, from Atlanta writes:  Can I Receive Passive Income While Collecting Social Security? A good question, one that has portions to it, let me clarify. Once you achieve Full Retirement Age (FRA) your Social Security is taxed as ordinary income, however, if you are drawing social security prior to FRA, then you may have some …

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Retirement Fairness Act

The Federal Retirement Fairness Act (H.R. 4268)

For the third time in the past three years, The Federal Retirement Fairness Act (H.R. 4268) is being introduced by Congressman Derek Kilmer (D-WA). It would ensure that federal employees who began their careers as temporary workers are granted the opportunity to make catch-up retirement contributions so that they can retire on time, otherwise they would have …

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How to Improve Cash Flow During Federal Retirement with an Annuity

Retirement is an exciting time, especially when you have all of the proper details squared away. However, it can also be frightening and full of uncertainty when you don’t know how to manage cash flow during federal retirement.  During the months and years spent planning leading up to your retirement, you may find yourself with …

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Federal Retirement Benefits

What Happens to Your Federal Benefits When You Retire?

As a government employee, your federal benefits are among some of the best in the United States. Not only do you get comprehensive health coverage, but you’re also eligible for low to no cost life insurance, flexible spending accounts, and a host of other benefits.  However, as you near retirement, you may find yourself asking …

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FERS Supplement Money

Will the FERS Supplement Survive? (What You Need to Know)

If you’re a federal employee working in the United States, you’ve likely heard about the FERS supplement. This special supplement, also erroneously referred to as the ‘Social Security Supplement’ or ‘Bridge’, is designed to give those who have earned a full FERS retirement an extra source of income.  In recent years, however, Congress has talked …

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