Where will you live when you retire? As a federal retiree, you will have an assured source of income. You may find that living outside of the United States offers advantages and a lifestyle unavailable to you here.
If you are going to apply for disability retirement, there are common principles you will want to follow in order to increase your chances of success under either the FERS or CSRS retirement systems. Here is an explanation of how this process works.
The federal government fills a higher percentage of jobs from among current employees than do most private sector employees. Therefore the boomer retirements could mean a chance for you to move up. Do you need to get prepared for an upcoming opportunity?
FERS, Sick Leave and Your Retirement: How Much Is This New Benefit Worth to You in Dollars and Cents?
A bill is moving through Congress that would allow FERS employees to count unused sick leave in computing retirement benefits. Is it more beneficial to take the leave or to save it for using in computing retirement benefits? Here are a few considerations–if this bill does get passed by Congress.
For Federal and Postal employees, disability retirement benefits exist as part of their “employment package.” This is a benefit that can become very important. The process of obtaining disability retirement is not simple. Here are some basics about this employment benefit.