There is a provision in FERS that allows you to “buy back” your active duty military service. The author provides a basic overview of how this process works.
Having a plan is crucial for a successful retirement. The author provides some ideas on how to start the planning process.
An annual survey on retirement preparation shows that many Americans believe they are not saving enough for retirement and are consequently feeling stressed.
After a sharp increase in the number of backlogged retirement applications during the first two months of the year, OPM was able to make some progress in reducing the overall backlog in March.