What happens to your benefits as a federal employee if you leave before you are eligible to retire from federal service?
Barack Obama and Joe Biden have left the White House, but they will be receiving compensation for their service in government. Here is a summary of how their pension programs work.
I understand that there is often a “best date” to retire to maximize one’s pension, but I want to retire in the middle of December 2017 to take my family on vacation. What effect will that have on my FERS pension?
Can you tell me how the TSP annuity that is supplied by MetLife is calculated? I have been given a bunch of different answers and none match what the TSP rate is offering (which is of course much lower).
There is a common belief that Members of Congress have a special pension that will pay them their full salary as a pension for as little as five years of Congressional service. Is this really true?
The author provides a basic explanation of how the FERS annuity supplement is calculated as well as why a federal employee would want to make the calculations.
A new guide from NARFE gives federal employees an overview of state tax rates and how each state treats retirement income with respect to taxation.