Federal Retirement Can Be Confusing

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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.

Thrift Savings Plan Fees Increase in 2016 and Likely Beyond

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The Thrift Savings Plan is one of, if not THE cheapest retirement plan in the United States. There is not a plan that I know of (feel free to let…

Federal Employee Retirement Checklist

| Federal Benefits, FERS, Financial Planning, TSP | One Comment

Retirement from Federal Service. This is the holy grail of your career. You work so hard, save so much, and it all culminates into your final days as you waive…

The Ultimate Guide to the TSP C-Fund

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The C-Fund is the most heavily invested fund in the Thrift Savings Plan, excluding the G-Fund. There are reasons so many federal employees invest in the C-Fund, and it’s not…

10 Reasons Federal Employees Need A Financial Plan

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In large part, just about everyone believes that a financial plan is a good thing. Having a plan with your money, career, and retirement is important. Without a plan, how…


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