Tag: Annuity

Can I Be Considered a CSRS Re-Hire Under a Presidential Appointment?

By on July 24, 2017 in Q&A, Retirement with 0 Comments
Can I Be Considered a CSRS Re-Hire Under a Presidential Appointment?

Can I be considered as a CSRS re-hire? If so, how will my previous CSRS time affect any retirement benefits to which I would be entitled eight years from now?

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What Impact Will the Proposed Cuts to Our Benefits Have on Me?

By on July 20, 2017 in Pay & Benefits, Retirement with 0 Comments
What Impact Will the Proposed Cuts to Our Benefits Have on Me?

I am concerned about proposed cuts to my benefits. What will this mean for my salary and what can I do in the meantime?

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House Budget Committee Targets Federal Employee Pensions

By on July 19, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
House Budget Committee Targets Federal Employee Pensions

The House Budget Committee’s 2018 budget proposal suggests reforming civil service pensions to “put them on a better fiscal path.”

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Legislation Would Expand Salaries for Newer Federal Employees

By on July 18, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Legislation Would Expand Salaries for Newer Federal Employees

Legislation has been introduced to cut the mandatory amount some federal employees contribute to their retirement programs by 3.6%.

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Legislation Would Make Retired Federal Employee Pensions Public Information

By on July 15, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Legislation Would Make Retired Federal Employee Pensions Public Information

Legislation introduced in the House would make retired federal employees’ pensions public information.

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What If FERS Changed? Can You Still Retire Comfortably?

By on July 9, 2017 in Retirement with 0 Comments
What If FERS Changed? Can You Still Retire Comfortably?

Cuts to retirement programs have been proposed which has many federal employees worried. Can you still retire comfortably if some of these changes were enacted?

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Stay or Leave: Pros and Cons of Federal vs. Private Sector Employment

By on July 4, 2017 in Pay & Benefits, Retirement with 0 Comments
Stay or Leave: Pros and Cons of Federal vs. Private Sector Employment

Should you stay in your federal job or leave for the private sector? The author looks at benefits and considerations of both areas of employment.

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What Can Federal Employees Do to Prepare for Proposed Retirement Cuts?

By on June 25, 2017 in Retirement with 0 Comments
What Can Federal Employees Do to Prepare for Proposed Retirement Cuts?

Efforts to reduce pension and salary benefits have led to more uncertainty for federal employees. What can federal employees do to be prepared?

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OPM Issues Warning About Annuity Scam

By on June 20, 2017 in Retirement with 0 Comments
OPM Issues Warning About Annuity Scam

OPM recently issued an alert about a scam that is targeting the annuities of retired federal employees.

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Can I Withdraw From My TSP to Purchase an Annuity?

By on May 22, 2017 in Q&A, Retirement with 0 Comments
Can I Withdraw From My TSP to Purchase an Annuity?

Can I take a certain percentage out of my traditional TSP (all G fund) for two years, and then purchase an annuity?

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