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The Future of the Retirement Backlog

By on February 21, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
The Future of the Retirement Backlog

The author says that the retirement backlog at OPM is projected to get worse, and he proposes a solution which he says could reduce the backlog quickly.

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January’s Retirement Rush Not as Bad as 2018

By on February 6, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
January’s Retirement Rush Not as Bad as 2018

The usual influx of new retirements that comes in January is not as bad as it was last year, but OPM still has a bigger backlog to deal with.

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2018 Ends With Higher Retirement Backlog Than the Year Before

By on January 9, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
2018 Ends With Higher Retirement Backlog Than the Year Before

Although December saw fewer incoming retirement applications, 2018 ended with a much higher backlog than the year before.

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Despite More New Claims Than Usual, Retirement Backlog Drops in November

By on December 6, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Despite More New Claims Than Usual, Retirement Backlog Drops in November

Despite a higher number of new claims in the month than usual, OPM made a modest reduction in November’s retirement backlog.

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OPM IG Provides Update on Retirement Claims Backlog

By on November 26, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
OPM IG Provides Update on Retirement Claims Backlog

OPM’s Inspector General said that while the agency appears to have met a part of its goal on the retirement backlog, it has some more work to do.

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OPM’s Retirement Backlog Spikes 12% in October

By on November 8, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
OPM’s Retirement Backlog Spikes 12% in October

Thanks to receiving over 9,000 new applications, OPM’s retirement backlog grew considerably in October.

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Despite Fewer New Claims, Retirement Backlog Has Slight Uptick

By on October 8, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Despite Fewer New Claims, Retirement Backlog Has Slight Uptick

Despite fewer incoming claims than the previous month, OPM’s retirement backlog moved slightly higher in September.

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Despite More Incoming Claims, OPM Manages to Reduce Retirement Backlog in August

By on September 5, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Despite More Incoming Claims, OPM Manages to Reduce Retirement Backlog in August

OPM’s retirement backlog saw a noticeable improvement in August versus July despite more incoming claims.

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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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Retirement Backlog Grows for Third Month in a Row

By on August 6, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Retirement Backlog Grows for Third Month in a Row

OPM’s backlog of retirement claims has been on a slow upward trend so far this summer.

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