Tag: Annuity

Another Bill Would Make Sex Offenders Ineligible for Federal Pensions

By on July 23, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Another Bill Would Make Sex Offenders Ineligible for Federal Pensions

Legislation has been introduced in the House that would bar individuals convicted of sexual abuse of children from receiving federal pensions.

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Connecticut Woman Sentenced for Stealing Federal Annuity Benefits

By on July 22, 2019 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Connecticut Woman Sentenced for Stealing Federal Annuity Benefits

A Connecticut woman was recently sentenced in court for stealing her dead mother’s Postal annuity benefits.

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Federal Employee Survivor Spousal Checklist

By on July 9, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Federal Employee Survivor Spousal Checklist

What should a federal employee’s surviving spouse do when s/he dies? This is a checklist for handling federal benefits.

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Unbiased Survivor Annuity vs. Life Insurance

By on June 18, 2019 in Pay & Benefits, Retirement with 0 Comments
Unbiased Survivor Annuity vs. Life Insurance

What are the key differences between survivor annuities and life insurance? The author provides an explanation.

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Should Federal Employees’ Bonuses and Pensions be Provided to the Public?

By on May 14, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Should Federal Employees’ Bonuses and Pensions be Provided to the Public?

One Congressman wants to make federal employees’ bonuses and pensions publicly available.

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COLAs, Locality Pay and Raises

By on May 9, 2019 in Pay & Benefits, Retirement with 0 Comments
COLAs, Locality Pay and Raises

Why did federal employees get a smaller raise than the annual COLA? Here is a quick explanation.

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How Much is the FERS Annuity Really Worth?

By on May 8, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
How Much is the FERS Annuity Really Worth?

The annuity is a big part of FERS, but what is it really worth to your overall retirement?

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Should Sex Offenders Be Allowed to Get Federal Pensions?

By on May 8, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Should Sex Offenders Be Allowed to Get Federal Pensions?

Legislation has been introduced to prevent individuals convicted of pedophilia from receiving a federal pension.

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When Do I Begin Receiving the FERS Annuity Supplement?

By on March 26, 2019 in Q&A, Retirement with 0 Comments
When Do I Begin Receiving the FERS Annuity Supplement?

 I just received my first interim FERS payment. When can I expect to begin receiving the supplement?

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Details Revealed on Proposed Benefits Cuts

By on March 18, 2019 in Pay & Benefits, Retirement with 0 Comments
Details Revealed on Proposed Benefits Cuts

More details have been revealed about the suggested cuts to federal employees’ benefits along with the rationale for the proposals.

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