Retirement

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. 

Retirement planning tricks for all feds

NARFE's Erin Carter joins our partner GovExec's daily podcast to discuss how public servants should plan for their future.

Report: In one year, inflation ate 10% of Social Security’s buying power

A report from the Senior Citizens League highlights the loss of buying power in Social Security payments, tracking their erosion over time vs. inflation—and an especially harsh loss of 10% over the past year.

Podcast: Why aren't more feds taking advantage of the Roth TSP?

Contributor Dallen Haws joins partner site GovExec's podcast to discuss feds' retirement investment options.

Are you tired of your job, or is it actually burnout?

What are the signs of burnout at work and what can you do about it? An expert explains what to look for in yourself and others, in diagnosing and dealing with the problem.

When to leave to maximize your lump sum annual leave payment

Federal retirement expert Tammy Flanagan details the best dates to retire in the coming years to get the most out of what you’re owed for unused time off.