What You Need to Know About Standard Form 50

What You Need to Know About Standard Form 50

When it comes to retiring as a federal government employee, there’s one form that’s absolutely indispensable. Known as Standard Form 50, or SF-50 for short, this is the official form used by the government to determine your retirement eligibility and calculate your...
How Should You Invest Extra Cash?

How Should You Invest Extra Cash?

If you find yourself with extra money at the end of the month or quarter after all of your expenses have been paid and you’ve made your regular retirement account contributions, congratulations! Now for the next question: should you be investing the extra cash, and if...
High-3 Salary

High-3 Salary

How to Calculate Your FERS Pension and Disability Benefits As a federal government employee, you have access to the Federal Employees Retirement System, also called FERS for short. This system includes a pension as well as disability retirement program. What is Your...
Is Now the Time to Refinance Your Mortgage?

Is Now the Time to Refinance Your Mortgage?

The economic upheaval we’ve experienced this year has led to at least one very positive outcome for U.S. consumers: Rock-bottom mortgage interest rates. If you’re planning to sell, you’re in luck as it is – at least here in the Atlanta area – a seller’s market. On the...
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