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Federal Benefit Advisory

MAKING YOUR RETIREMENT DECISIONS

I’ll admit, it is not an easy making one of life’s major decisions, that being retirement, when, what strategies, what have you not thought about, who to listen to and who not to listen to? Your life, as a federal employee was highly structured, manuals, pamphlets and supervisors made clear, or should have made clear,

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Federal Benefit Advisory

This TSP Fund That TSP Fund, How to Decide?

If we know a fund will decline, we are likely to move to a fund which is not losing. Right? This makes sense, but what is confusing to many is the timing of the move to a different funds. The advice most headed is put it away and forget it. This may not be a

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Federal Benefit Advisory

Federal Long-Term Care Insurance Program (FLTCIP):

SUSPENDED The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) announced last week it will be suspending applications for coverage under in the Federal Long-Term Care Insurance Program (FLTCIP). The deadline to apply for the program before a two-year suspension is Dec. 19, but officials want applicants to go in with “eyes wide open” that rates will likely

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Federal Benefit Advisory

The TSP ROTH Conversion

Understanding the Regulations: First, understand if you are looking to convert your Traditional TSP into a ROTH, regulations say you cannot do so and remain in the TSP. TSP says that is a No No. If you do want to convert, then you must transfer your traditional TSP out of the TSP program. Next, you

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Federal Benefit Advisory

RETIREMENT: How Will I know I have Enough Saved?

Q: “I am a decade away from my retirement, how will I know I will have enough income to retire?” A:  First, you are wise to look this far ahead, so you are not caught short and not be able to recover: First, keep good records, so any change in your employment, pay or benefits

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Federal Benefit Advisory

The BENEFICIARY

What are the most important parts of planning for your retirement? Planning for the survivor and family when you die. You will notice, I said ‘When’ because we all are, so it is best to make plans early, we never know when that last day will come.  We all know someone old, very old, maybe

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Federal Benefit Advisory

MAKING YOUR RETIREMENT DECISIONS

I’ll admit, it is not an easy making one of life’s major decisions, that being retirement, when, what strategies, what have you not thought about, who to listen to and who not to listen to? Your life, as a federal employee was highly structured, manuals, pamphlets and supervisors made clear, or should have made clear,

Read More »
Federal Benefit Advisory

This TSP Fund That TSP Fund, How to Decide?

If we know a fund will decline, we are likely to move to a fund which is not losing. Right? This makes sense, but what is confusing to many is the timing of the move to a different funds. The advice most headed is put it away and forget it. This may not be a

Read More »
Federal Benefit Advisory

Federal Long-Term Care Insurance Program (FLTCIP):

SUSPENDED The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) announced last week it will be suspending applications for coverage under in the Federal Long-Term Care Insurance Program (FLTCIP). The deadline to apply for the program before a two-year suspension is Dec. 19, but officials want applicants to go in with “eyes wide open” that rates will likely

Read More »
Federal Benefit Advisory

The TSP ROTH Conversion

Understanding the Regulations: First, understand if you are looking to convert your Traditional TSP into a ROTH, regulations say you cannot do so and remain in the TSP. TSP says that is a No No. If you do want to convert, then you must transfer your traditional TSP out of the TSP program. Next, you

Read More »
Federal Benefit Advisory

RETIREMENT: How Will I know I have Enough Saved?

Q: “I am a decade away from my retirement, how will I know I will have enough income to retire?” A:  First, you are wise to look this far ahead, so you are not caught short and not be able to recover: First, keep good records, so any change in your employment, pay or benefits

Read More »
Federal Benefit Advisory

The BENEFICIARY

What are the most important parts of planning for your retirement? Planning for the survivor and family when you die. You will notice, I said ‘When’ because we all are, so it is best to make plans early, we never know when that last day will come.  We all know someone old, very old, maybe

Read More »
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