Tag: Annuity

Critical Steps to Take at Least 5 Years Before Retirement

By on July 20, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
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

By on July 7, 2020 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
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?

By on July 6, 2020 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
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

By on June 29, 2020 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
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

By on June 23, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
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

By on June 20, 2020 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
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

By on April 9, 2020 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
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?

By on April 2, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
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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FERS Annuity and Take Home Pay in Retirement

By on March 12, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
FERS Annuity and Take Home Pay in Retirement

How much income can federal employees expect to have in retirement? It’s a complex question, but the author provides a basic overview of key points to consider.

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New TSP Annuity COLA Computation Rate Coming in March

By on February 14, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
New TSP Annuity COLA Computation Rate Coming in March

TSP annuities will have a new formula used to calculate their cost of living adjustments starting this spring.

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