Tag: Annuity

Missed a Survivor Annuity by Six Days

January 18, 2021 12:14 PM

A federal retiree’s widow missed out on claiming a survivor annuity by days. See how the appeals court ruled.

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Should I Convert to a TSP Life Annuity?

January 13, 2021 11:33 AM

The TSP life annuity is an intriguing option for federal retirees, but is it right for you?

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When Can I Expect to Start Receiving My Pension?

January 7, 2021 9:40 AM

Federal employees could find themselves with a temporary income gap right after they retire. The author says it’s wise to plan ahead.

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The Big ‘Gotchas’ of Deferred Retirement

November 30, 2020 10:17 AM
The Big ‘Gotchas’ of Deferred Retirement

Deferred retirement is an option for some federal employees, but there are potential downsides.

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Joe Biden: Federal Reemployed Annuitant?

November 13, 2020 8:33 AM
Joe Biden: Federal Reemployed Annuitant?

Joe Biden receives a federal pension from his decades in the Senate. Will he still receive it if he becomes president?

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How Much Income Will You Have in Retirement Under FERS?

November 6, 2020 12:43 PM , Updated December 12, 2020 4:37 PM

There are three main sources of income in retirement under FERS. How much income can a federal retiree expect to get from these?

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Top Mistakes on Federal Retirement Applications

September 30, 2020 11:13 AM , Updated December 12, 2020 5:37 PM
Top Mistakes on Federal Retirement Applications

Ensuring your retirement forms are filled out correctly is important to ensure a smooth application process. These are some common errors to watch for.

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Postponed vs. Deferred Annuities Under FERS

September 21, 2020 11:14 AM , Updated September 25, 2020 1:46 PM
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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