FedSmartSep 13, 2023
Jesse Black and Steven Puckett talk through the different parts of Medicare, when you should consider taking it as you approach retirement, and the premiums and penalties involved.
What to look for when considering a Financial Advisor
Jesse Black and Steven Puckett talk about key relationships to have as you appreoach Federal Retirement. They also talk about what your Financial Advisor should know about you and your Federal Retirement situation.
FEGLI Options in Retirement
Nick Black joins Steven Puckett and Jesse Black to discuss FEGLI Options In Retirement.
Income, Income, Income!
In this episode Jesse and Steve talk about why income truly is the most important thing to consider when entering into retirement.
Dangers Of General Financial Advice
In this episode Jesse and Steven cover the different kinds of financial advice and how they can help or hurt your investments as you approach retirement. They also cover the kinds of advisors to consider when needing advice on investing and allocating your TSP.
FEGLI Part 1
In this episode Jesse Black and Steven Puckett are joined by Nick Black, who is a specialist on federal life insurance to discuss coverages and options. This episode covers how Federal Employee Group Life Insurance works while working and in a later episode the guys will cover what it looks like when retired.
In this episode Jesse and Steven go over the three main ways to pull from the TSP and strategies to consider around withdrawals.
8 Milestone Ages For Federal Employees
In this episode Jesse and Steven cover important ages to consider as retirement approaches.
Cost Of Living Adjustments
In this episode Jesse and Steven discuss how cost of living adjustments work for federal retirees.
Federal Retirement Process
Jesse and Steven cover what to expect when going through the retirement process. Topics include when to submit paperwork, interim pension checks, how long the process takes on average and some potential ways to plan ahead of time.
On this episode Jesse and Steven discuss retirement for Special Provisions. Topics include retirement eligibility, TSP rules, calculation, etc.
In this episode Jesse and Steven go over in detail the often misunderstood FERS Supplement.
Upcoming TSP Changes
In this episode Jesse and Steven discuss the changes coming to the Thrift Savings Plan in the coming weeks. Topics include new home page, mobile app, mutual fund window and more.
Early Retirement Options
In this episode Jesse and Steven cover early retirement options. Topics covered are Pension Deferral, Postponement, MRA+10 and "Early Out".
In this episode Jesse Black and Steven Puckett discuss when a regular FERS employee is eligible to retire and everything to consider with that eligibility.