Tag: Annuity

U.S. Marshal Service Retiree Wins Big at Supreme Court

By on February 20, 2019 in Court Cases, Retirement with 0 Comments
U.S. Marshal Service Retiree Wins Big at Supreme Court

The Supreme Court sided with a retired federal employee in his fight to get state income tax treatment for his federal pension.

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Senate Bill Would Eliminate Congressional Pensions

By on February 12, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Senate Bill Would Eliminate Congressional Pensions

Legislation introduced this week would end pensions for Members of Congress if it were to become law.

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What is the 2019 Maximum Annuity Supplement?

By on January 7, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
What is the 2019 Maximum Annuity Supplement?

Calculating the FERS annuity supplement is a complex process. The author provides an explanation and example.

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The Effects of a Lack of a Pay Raise

By on December 14, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
The Effects of a Lack of a Pay Raise

How does the lack of a pay raise factor into inflation, and what is the overall impact on your FERS annuity and Social Security benefits?

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How to Increase Your FERS Annuity by 10% for Life

By on December 11, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
How to Increase Your FERS Annuity by 10% for Life

FERS offers robust benefits to federal employees. The author describes how federal retirees can increase their annuity payments in retirement.

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Legislation Would Shield Veterans from VA Overpayment Errors

By on November 28, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Legislation Would Shield Veterans from VA Overpayment Errors

Recently introduced legislation would prevent collection of overpayment debt from veterans resulting from errors made by the VA in paying benefits.

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Pros and Cons of the (Antiquated) TSP Annuity

By on November 13, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Pros and Cons of the (Antiquated) TSP Annuity

The TSP offers an annuity to guarantee income for life, but the author says it is an antiquated when compared with more flexible ones available elsewhere.

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How Does the Annual COLA Affect FERS Transferees?

By on October 31, 2018 in Q&A, Retirement with 0 Comments
How Does the Annual COLA Affect FERS Transferees?

I am a FERS Transferee. How does the cost of living adjustment (COLA) affect my annuity payment?

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VA Announces Amended Regulations on Pensions

By on October 31, 2018 in Agency News, Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
VA Announces Amended Regulations on Pensions

The VA has announced changes to its pension regulations to help ensure that only veterans with a genuine need receive the benefits.

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When Will the COLA Increase Appear in My Annuity Check?

By on October 19, 2018 in Q&A, Retirement with 0 Comments
When Will the COLA Increase Appear in My Annuity Check?

I am a federal retiree. When will I see the annual COLA increase in my annuity payments?

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