FERS Supplement and VERA
“First off, great content on your site! A plethora of information for Federal employees that is extremely invaluable for retirement planning. Regarding the FERS Supplement
What to do with 1,500 hours of FERS Sick Leave at Retirement?
“I have about 1,300 hours of sick leave. What is the best advice on what to do with those hours as retirement nears for me?
How do You pick the right TSP Lifecycle fund?
“Hey! I love the podcast, and I’m hoping you might be able to tell me if my Lifecycle fund-based investment strategy overlooks any important factors.
RMD’s And Planning Ahead
“I love your podcast and YouTube channel. Thanks. My question relates to Required Minimum Distributions. Looking far ahead I will turn 72 in June of
How Do You File FERS Retirement Application Years After You Left Federal Service
“Hello, I am a vested former federal employee with the Naval Shipyard. I left federal employment in 2007 with 7+ years of service and am
How to Beat the Rush for Dec 31 Retirement Rush
“I am a 35-year USPS employee and am planning on retiring this year. I am 58. I have heard about the backlog of retirement applications
What is a Disability Retirement under FERS? Unlike the Immediate, Deferred, or Postponed Retirements, the Disability Retirement is a unique type of retirement only offered
Understanding What Your “High-3” Means when Calculating Your FERS Retirement
As a Federal Employee, your High-3 average salary refers to the average of the highest three consecutive years of base pay earned. This is calculated
Should you collect unemployment before your first FERS Pension check arrives?
Nealy asks a question that we see every now and then from federal employees: “Should you collect unemployment while you’re waiting on your Federal
Are you confused about Roth TSP rules?
“Hi, I have a question regarding Roth TSP which I have not gotten a clear answer on. I will be 54 this year. I plan
Can you deduct your FEHB premiums in retirement?
I am aware that after I put in ten years’ federal civilian creditable service and then retire, my FERS annuity will be reduced monthly by
Can you discuss the benefits of maximizing the amount of contributions to the HSA?
Hello, first off, I wanted to say I really enjoy your podcasts. I have really learned a lot from you both over the past year