What will you do when you retire? Here is a column from a retired federal employee who has opted to spend some of his time and money traveling around the world.
Some readers have been delaying their retirement with the expectation of getting a financial gain from credit for their unused sick leave. That may happen but the final legislation may not bring the windfall you are expecting.
A number of readers have been surprised, and at least some are angry or upset, over a premium increase in the federal long term care insurance program for some participants. Here is an explanation of how the increase will work and how much of an increase you may be facing.
The Special Retirement Supplement (SRS) is a payment that is made by OPM and is designed to approximate the amount of an age 62 Social Security benefit that is due to civilian service under the FERS retirement system. Most FERS retirees begin receiving the SRS at their Minimum Retirement Age.
There is a real possibility that the contribution limits to your Thrift Savings Plan could go down for 2010. Here is why this is the case.
For the first time since the current system was put into place in 1975, the annual COLA adjustment is unlikely to appear in your paycheck next January. Here’s why.
What will you do when you retire? Many people travel to places they have always wanted to visit. Author Steve Oppermann is one of these retirees. He travels around the world, when not conducting human resources seminars for federal agencies.
The author says that two recent cases provide greater legal muscle for Federal and Postal employee in filing for Federal disability retirement benefits and represent needed legal refinements in the “evolving” process of law.
A number of federal retirees under the CSRS system have asked: “Where is my money under the stimulus bill? My friends who are under Social Security have already received their check.” Here is your answer.
As a federal retiree, you will have an assured source of income. You may find that living abroad offers advantages and a lifestyle unavailable to you here.