When does the former spouse of a retired federal employee get a survivor annuity? Is a court order granting the survivor annuity? It is sufficient in some cases–but not all. Here is one where the court order did not lead to an outcome desired by one former spouse of a former fed.
GAO issued a special publication of answers to key questions about Social Security reform.
The federal retirement system can be complex and confusing. Add a divorce into the mix, and the confusion and complexity increase. Here is a recent case that shows how confusing the issue of a survivor annuity can become as a result of a divorce.
OPM plans to conduct retirement survey.
Retirement opens up numerous options. One option is the freedom to live where you want. Should you take advantage of this freedom? Here are some of the considerations.
Some readers are looking forward to a happy early retirement. Others are anxious and some are upset their career plans have not led to ample savings to enjoy retirement after working for Uncle Sam
Are you planning for retirement or just planning to retire someday?
Retirement association changes name, but not acronym…
Are you ready for the freedom you will have in retirement? Will you have a purpose after leaving your federal career?
When is the best time to retire? As soon as possible.