Appreciate your opinions on things I should be thinking about that I may not be aware of?
Also, any ideas on other withdrawal strategies, besides the 4% rule?
Max AL carry over is 240 + 208 if you retire on the last day of the year for a payout of 448 hours of AL. That is why some many retire in December causing some backlog in processing in January.
Paul Merriman 2 fund strat: (age - 25) x2.5 = TDF + balance into S fund or variation ofTimboSlice wrote: "People really need to stop overthinking this."
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An open question: How the FERS COLA compare with the annual pay raises over the past several years? If maxed out in grade, would a pension 5 years into retirement exceed the pension based on staying employed for 5 years?
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