The Federal Retirement System is Complicated

I'm Cooper, and my mission is to simplify your benefits and help you take charge of you career and retirement.

Where To Start With Fed Retirement Planning
Depends, which best describes what you want to learn about?
FERS Retirement

Planning for retirement should begin as early as possible, yet it’s never too late.

Thrift Savings Plan

Not sure how to invest in your TSP or even what you’re investing in? Look no further!

Federal Benefits

FEGLI, Pension, Survior Annuity Plan, FEHB, the list goes on and on. Find help here!

Financial Planning

Not sure how to start an emergency fund, how to budget, or just want to learn more?

The Fed Retirement Planning Community

Tired of not understanding your benefits and finances? It’s time to take control.

Our Most Recent Articles
These are posts fresh out of the oven. And yes, this is just a start.

How to DOUBLE your TSP for Retirement

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The Thrift Savings Plan will ultimately end up being one of the largest sources of income for many federal employees. Given the fact that FERS employees have three different parts...

3 Easy Ways to Give Your TSP a Tune-Up

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As it stands right now, there is just over $450 billion dollars invested in the TSP. That’s billion with a capital “B.” If you’re working for the federal government than…


The Ultimate Guide to Demolishing Student Loans for Federal Employees

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College can be a GREAT thing. Seriously, being able to receive an education in a field that you enjoy and can feasibly make a living doing is a fantastic opportunity....
10 TSP No-No's (1)

10 Awful TSP No-Nos You Should Avoid

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Me: “Who helped you select the funds in your Thrift Savings Plan?” Client: “Ummm…..I just picked what my friend did.” Me: ”How much time did you spend researching what you…


About Cooper

I’m a Financial Advisor dedicated to helping Federal

Employees understand their benefits and take control of

their career and retirement. If you’re ready to get a grip on

your finances and create a plan for your future, I’m ready to