Tag: Annuity

A New Tool for the Annuity Supplement

By on September 5, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
A New Tool for the Annuity Supplement

The author says that OPM should develop software to aid in calculating the FERS annuity supplement.

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4 Things to Know About Your FERS Annuity

By on August 22, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
4 Things to Know About Your FERS Annuity

Are you aware of these four key elements of your FERS annuity?

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How Much Difference Does Changing Annuity Contribution Rates Make?

By on July 26, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
How Much Difference Does Changing Annuity Contribution Rates Make?

How much of an impact do the increased retirement contributions under FERS have for retirement savings overall? The author analyzes some numbers.

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House Budget Resolution Would Increase Retirement Contributions

By on June 25, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
House Budget Resolution Would Increase Retirement Contributions

A House budget resolution proposes increasing retirement contributions for federal employees and Members of Congress.

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How is Your Retirement Annuity Calculated When Switching From CSRS to FERS?

By on June 11, 2018 in Q&A, Retirement with 0 Comments
How is Your Retirement Annuity Calculated When Switching From CSRS to FERS?

How is a retirement annuity calculated for someone who switched from CSRS to FERS?

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Observations on OPM’s Recommended Adjustments to Federal Employee Benefits

By on June 4, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Observations on OPM’s Recommended Adjustments to Federal Employee Benefits

Recent proposals would make cuts to federal employees’ benefits should they come to pass. The author analyzes their impact through a financial planning perspective.

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Retire at Age 61?

By on May 14, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Retire at Age 61?

What impact can waiting an extra year to retire have on a FERS annuity? The difference might surprise you.

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OPM Proposes Changes to Bring Federal Benefits Closer to Private Sector

By on May 7, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
OPM Proposes Changes to Bring Federal Benefits Closer to Private Sector

Major changes to federal employee benefits would save about $143,509,000,000 over ten years according to new legislative proposals from OPM director Jeff Pon.

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Congressional Term Limits Without a Constitutional Amendment

By on April 19, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Congressional Term Limits Without a Constitutional Amendment

A bill has been introduced in an attempt to limit the time an elected representative would likely serve in Congress without requiring a Constitutional amendment.

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Federal Employee Retirement, Politics and Being Fired

By on March 20, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Federal Employee Retirement, Politics and Being Fired

Andrew McCabe was fired from the FBI shortly before becoming eligible for a federal pension at 50. Reports indicate he has lost his federal pension, but is that really accurate?

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