Retirement

For some, retirement just means a different kind of work

One path to financial security is to continue earning money after your federal career ends.

What workers want from their jobs other than good pay

Labor researchers say while wages are important, other elements can also help to recruit employees and keep them aboard.

Fed retirees to receive highest COLA in decades—but some will get less than others

CSRS enrollees will see an 8.7% increase in their defined benefit pension payments in 2023, while those in FERS will get only 7.7%.

Big COLA boost for retirees

High inflation at least means a boost in federal retirement benefits, though in fact the increase just barely keeps pace with retail prices.

Preparing to 'Win' Retirement

Retirement expert and author Joe Casey joins our partner podcast to discuss his book on how to have a fruitful transition into retirement.

Rules and requirements for federal retirement

Tammy Flanagan shows us that some dates to retire are a better choice than others, depending on the employee.

How confident are women in their retirement plans?

The Employee Benefit Research Institute's Craig Copeland joins our partner podcast to discuss his organization's recent study.

Retiring young can cost you

What a difference two years makes. Tammy Flanagan spells it all out for you.

The state of the economy and inflation

The University of New Haven's Leah Hartman joins our partner podcast to discuss inflation and the state of the American economy.

Lawmaker calls for Inspector General oversight of TSP

The news comes as part of a roundup of developments on pay and benefits.

Longtime TSP board member announced he will resign

Former acting Chairman David Jones’ replacement remains held up on the Senate floor by GOP lawmakers.

TSP portfolios faltered again in August

Retirement news: Nearly all of the funds in the federal government’s 401(k)-style retirement savings plan returned to negative territory last month.

Before & after retirement: To-do list

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

Dr. Fauci will leave government, but isn’t retiring

“The United States of America is stronger, more resilient, and healthier because of him,” said President Biden. 

Higher inflation at least means higher COLAs

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