The 7 Biggest Risks to Federal Retirees

The 7 Biggest Risks to Federal Retirees

The 7 Biggest Risks To Federal Retirees As the largest segment of the population prepares for and enters retirement, there has been an increased emphasis on researching and analyzing the unique risks retirees face.   When we separate from service we transition...
Pension Max vs Surviving Spouse Benefit

Pension Max vs Surviving Spouse Benefit

Pension Max vs SSB A Fresh Take On An Age Old Debate In this article, we are looking specifically at the Surviving Spouse Benefit (SSB)– a benefit available to both CSRS and FERS retirees that provides a continuation of a portion of your FERS/CSRS pension to your...
FERS Stool vs FERS Recliner

FERS Stool vs FERS Recliner

FERS Stool vs FERS Recliner FERS 3-Legged Stool vs. FERS Recliner: Where Will You Sit In Retirement? I recently asked this question at one of my FERS pre-retirement seminars and saw many confused faces peering back at me.  “What do you mean?” was the collective...
The 3 P’s of Pre-tirement

The 3 P’s of Pre-tirement

The 3-P’s of Pre-tirement Project, Protect and Perfect Project, Protect, And PerfectPre-tirement: The 5 year period before one’s ideal retirement date. Pre-tirement is the phase during which we begin to adapt our views about money and investing in preparation...
Surviving Spouse Benefit

Surviving Spouse Benefit

Surviving Spouse Benefit SSB: What Kind of Income Would Your Spouse Like? I recently asked this question at one of my FERS pre-retirement seminars and saw many confused faces peering back at me.  “What do you mean?” was the collective telepathic response.  “Well,...