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?
Have you considered what would happen to your loved ones and to your assets after you pass away? Proper planning is important to ensure your wishes are carried out. Here is a list of important forms federal employees need to handle the beneficiary designations for their federal benefits.
The author says that taxes are likely to be higher in the future when current federal employees are at or nearing retirement. He outlines some options available to federal workers to help offset future tax burdens.
The Office of Personnel Management has announced that certain benefits election forms with hand made corrections will no longer be accepted.
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?