One federal employee ended up pulling his retirement paperwork before the big day because he almost made an irreversible mistake. He was relying on all the previous benefits estimates he had received from his human resources department, but at the last minute found out he wouldn’t be getting the pension he had expected. Learn from his story and make sure it doesn’t happen to you.
A retired federal employee killed his wife. Should the sons of the former federal employee receive the lump-sum payment from his annuity or should the son of the retired federal employee’s wife receive the money? The MSPB decides.
How much does an individual federal employee make? The database of federal employee salaries has been updated with the latest available salary data and is now available for use.
OPM is pushing to have agencies submit complete retirement processing packages to speed up the process. Here are some common errors to avoid that may help speed your application along.
The self plus one enrollment option for federal employee health insurance will be available for enrollment on November 9, 2015. Copy of the OPM letter is contained in the article.
When Federal employees retire, they start getting “interim” payments, almost immediately. These payments are approximately 60% of the final, fully annuity. For FERS employees under age 62, there is also an annuity supplement of hundreds of dollars. The author offers details on these annuity payments.