Tag: Annuity

Postponed vs. Deferred Annuities Under FERS

September 21, 2020 11:14 AM
Postponed vs. Deferred Annuities Under FERS

What are the differences between deferred and postponed annuities?

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Federal Retirement and Your Service Computation Date

August 24, 2020 2:23 PM
Federal Retirement and Your Service Computation Date

Your Service Computation Date can have a significant impact on your retirement annuity.

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Critical Steps to Take at Least 5 Years Before Retirement

July 20, 2020 7:55 AM
Critical Steps to Take at Least 5 Years Before Retirement

These are some important retirement planning steps for federal employees to take at least 5 years before leaving the office for the last time.

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Leaving Federal Employment Before You Are Eligible to Retire

July 7, 2020 1:42 PM
Leaving Federal Employment Before You Are Eligible to Retire

What happens to your federal benefits if you leave before you are eligible to retire?

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What are the Highest Rated Federal Employee Benefits?

July 6, 2020 12:48 PM
What are the Highest Rated Federal Employee Benefits?

What do federal employees think of their benefits? OPM has released its latest survey results.

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Federal Employees Have it Good

June 29, 2020 7:44 AM
Federal Employees Have it Good

Federal employees may not always think of themselves as lucky, but as the author points out, there are some perks to being a member of the federal workforce.

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Essential Things to Know Before You Take the TSP Annuity Option

June 23, 2020 8:11 AM
Essential Things to Know Before You Take the TSP Annuity Option

The TSP offers an annuity you can use in retirement, but the author cautions there are some downsides to this option.

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Man Pleads Guilty to Stealing Over $400k in Pension Benefits

June 20, 2020 11:37 AM
Man Pleads Guilty to Stealing Over $400k in Pension Benefits

A Maryland man is facing prison time for spending his dead mother’s government pension payments.

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No Written Election by the Retiree Results in No Survivor’s Annuity

April 9, 2020 11:50 AM
No Written Election by the Retiree Results in No Survivor’s Annuity

The widow of a deceased federal annuitant cannot collect a survivor’s annuity because her spouse never elected one for her.

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Will the Coronavirus Impact Annuity Payments?

April 2, 2020 12:03 PM
Will the Coronavirus Impact Annuity Payments?

OPM has reassured federal retirees that its retirement services operations will not be disrupted by the coronavirus.

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