8 Things Federal Employees Should Do 5 Years Before Retirement

For most federal employees, retirement has always seemed like a far-away concept and not a top priority. But as retirement starts to loom, it usually causes an abrupt change in priorities. This change typically occurs five to ten years before retirement, and for good reason. This period is critical for federal employees since specific enrollmentContinue reading “8 Things Federal Employees Should Do 5 Years Before Retirement”

The Common And Costly Estate Planning Mistake Federal Employees Make

There are many financial mistakes that federal employees can make throughout their life but one of the most common that I see, and ironically one of the easiest to avoid, is naming and updating beneficiary designations. Yes, this sounds simple, but you may not realize how many beneficiary designations you have. And since it’s easyContinue reading “The Common And Costly Estate Planning Mistake Federal Employees Make”

How Much Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance Do You Need?

For many of us, life insurance is an essential part of our risk management plan; this is especially true if we have dependents. Determining how much coverage you need will vary and is based on personal and financial circumstances, such as your family’s composition, the amount required for immediate expenses, and the amount of ongoingContinue reading “How Much Federal Employees' Group Life Insurance Do You Need?”