Buying Federal Civil Service Retirement Years for Academy Time Even If You Are Drawing an Active Duty Military Retirement
There are circumstances under which former military members who subsequently work for the federal civil service short of a 20 years active duty military retirement can buy time for civil service pension accrual purposes.
A recent study from the Government Accountability Office has found that a majority of working American households have no money in any type of defined contribution plan. How do federal employees compare?
The Thrift Savings Plan has announced that it will be adding more investment and withdrawal options to its lineup of funds. The author discusses the details of some of these proposed changes.
OPM was able to process many more retirement applications in April than it received, helping to put a sizable dent in the outstanding backlog. Here are the latest figures.
What is a “bridge” payment, and how can it help federal employees under the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS)?