Recent Articles
Health Savings Accounts Allow Individuals to Pay for Current Medical Expenses and to Save to Pay for Future Medical Expenses
Edward A. Zurndorfer, Certified Financial Planner - November 30, 2015
Federal benefits expert, Ed Zurndorfer, discusses a way for federal employees to pay current out-of-pocket health expenses and to pay future qualified medical expenses on a before-tax basis, and at the same time save on taxes [ MORE ]

New 'Planning for Retirement' Online Tool Helps in Decision of When to Claim Social Security
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau this month released "Planning for Retirement," an interactive, online tool designed to help consumers decide when to claim their Social Security retirement benefits [ MORE ]

2016 TSP Contribution Limits
The Internal Revenue Service has announced the contribution limits for 2016 -- including catch-up and annual addition limits [ MORE ]

OPM Schedules Additional Limited Enrollment Period for Self Plus One for Active Federal Employees
Because the addition of the new self plus one enrollment option is a significant change in the FEHB program, OPM has included an additional limited enrollment period for this option to be held in early 2016 [ MORE ]

More federal retirement articles

   Federal Retirement Resources
Checkbook Guide to Health Plans for Federal Employees and Annuitants for 2016
The guide tells you how much money you can save by changing -- or by staying in -- your health insurance plan. It summarizes thousands of facts about the plans to simplify your choice. Some agencies have arranged access to the guide for their employees. [ MORE ]

2015 Federal Leave Chart / Record / Calendar
Keep track of your 2015 leave with this handy calendar downloadable in PDF [ MORE ]

Federal Employee Pay Freeze Calculator
An employee group has created an online calculator to help all federal employees understand the true long-term costs to their wallet from an extended pay freeze [ MORE ]

New Online Tool: Estimate Your Retirement Costs
Use this online tool to estimate the income you'll need as a retiree to achieve economic security [ MORE ]