Personal Finance For Federal Employees

Federal employee since 18, I blog about my experiences navigating the federal system and my personal finance journey.

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How To Minimize Federal Tax On Retirement Pension [Avoid Mistakes]

How To Minimize Federal Tax On Retirement Pension [Avoid Mistakes]

Will you have a pension when you retire? If so you will want to understand how federal taxes on retirement pensions work and so you can minimize them.

What Liminal Thinking Reveals About Stonks, Dogecoin, and Other Memes

What Liminal Thinking Reveals About Stonks, Dogecoin, and Other Memes

I tried to get rich off Dogecoin and all I got was this lousy blog post

I tried to get rich off Dogecoin and all I got was this lousy blog post

Want to get rich quick? Me too. This is what happened when I tried to ride the Dogecoin wave all the way TO THE MOON.

Sense Energy Monitor Review- How to Install & One Man’s Experience

Sense Energy Monitor Review- How to Install & One Man’s Experience

Comprehensive review of what it's like to buy a sense energy monitor and use it to detect devices in your house. I summarize our first month using it.

Student Loan Forgiveness for Federal Employees

Student Loan Forgiveness for Federal Employees

This article explains two different types of student loan forgiveness programs for federal employees including the public service loan forgiveness program.

Money Well Spent- March 2021

Money Well Spent- March 2021

Summary of what I did, what I spent, and what I blogged in March, 2021.

Had Enough? Federal Government Early Retirement [Ultimate How To Guide]

Had Enough? Federal Government Early Retirement [Ultimate How To Guide]

Federal employee looking to leave early? This post describes the various early retirement offered by the federal government.

The Truth About Compensation for OCONUS Jobs

The Truth About Compensation for OCONUS Jobs

Want to understand how compensation works for OCONUS jobs? Check out this question and answer with an overseas federal employee.

Money Secrets Exposed: See This Family of 5’s  Shocking Budget

Money Secrets Exposed: See This Family of 5’s Shocking Budget

Are you a family of 5 trying to make a budget? See every penny the Gov Worker family has spent over the past few years with our anti-budget.

Money Well Spent- February 2021

Money Well Spent- February 2021

Summary of what I did, what I spent, and what I blogged in February 2021.

FERS Deferred Retirement- What You Need To Know Before You Quit A Government Job

FERS Deferred Retirement- What You Need To Know Before You Quit A Government Job

Wondering what happens to your pension if you quit your government job? This article is a playbook for FERS deferred retirement benefits.

How To DIY An Off Peak Hot Water Heater [Save Money]

How To DIY An Off Peak Hot Water Heater [Save Money]

How to modify your electric hot water heater to save money by using an electric timer for off peak use with TOU metering.