Under the military’s Blended Retirement System, about 85 percent of all active-duty and reserve service members will receive a retirement benefit, even if they don’t qualify for full retirement. That’s a big difference from the low numbers of service members today saving for retirement. Your future self will thank you if you begin saving even modestly today for your tomorrow. Recent changes make it easier to save for your future.
Take Stock of Your Retirement Savings This October
October is an ideal time to review how far you’ve come — and may still need to go. It’s not only National Financial Planning Month, but Oct. 21-27, 2018 is also National Retirement Security Week.
Frequently Asked Questions Regarding the Blended Retirement System
Get your questions about the Blended Retirement System answered.
Thrift Savings Plan Options: Making Your Retirement Dollars Work for You
It’s never too early to start saving for retirement. The best way to get started is the Thrift Savings Plan, a retirement savings plan for federal employees and members of the uniformed services that gives you two ways to sock away some cash.