Before & after retirement: To-do list

From Tammy Flanagan, some key tips on navigating the periods sandwiched around your retirement date.

Higher inflation at least means higher COLAs

That’s generally true for federal retirees, but here it’s a bit more complicated.

What you need to know about Social Security and federal retirement

The latest on this key element of the government’s retirement package. 

How to plan for your retirement

Guests from over the last year on the GovExec podcast discuss the TSP, planning and preparation for your life after work.

A retirement journey, part 3: Health insurance issues

The third, and last, in a series from retirement expert Tammy Flanagan on one employee’s retirement experience.

House passes first responder retirement fix

This news comes as part of a weekly roundup on the latest pay and benefits developments.

A retirement journey, part two: the transition

The second in a three-part series from retirement expert Tammy Flanagan on one employee’s retirement experience. 

Social Security benefits key in preventing seniors from lacking quality food

Higher Social Security benefits can significantly reduce the odds of an older person’s being food insecure.

A retirement journey, part one: pre-retirement

The first in a series on one employee’s retirement experience. 

Second thoughts on retiring this year

Inflation makes a would-be retiree feel like a deer in the headlights.

NARFE: For retirement, document all civilian and military work credits

The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association is hosting an upcoming online event that will help you to safeguard your full retirement.

DOD spotlights Army civilian retirement tools

The Department of Defense is reminding civilian employees to learn well in advance about how to maximize their retirement—and that consulting one of many informational aids and tools on its websites is a great place to start.

GOP senators issue last-minute demand that TSP delay mutual fund window

Just as the federal government’s 401(k)-style retirement savings program is about to begin offering mutual funds to its participants, some lawmakers warned it could lead to federal employees investing in China.

Coronavirus roundup: SG warns of health workforce burnout—and other COVID news

There’s a lot to keep track of: The Surgeon General is concerned about increased resignations and burnout among health workers, as well as other recent news updates and stories you may have missed.

Life insurance for retirees

The rules and options for continuing your coverage into retirement.