In filing for Federal Disability Retirement benefits under FERS or CSRS, it is often the unintentional statement which can devastate a Federal or Postal employeeâ€™s disability retirement application.
The Windfall Elimination Provision (WEP) reduces, but does not eliminate, the earned Social Security benefit of a person who is also receiving a pension from a system where no Social Security payments were withheld.
The purpose of filing for Federal Disability Retirement benefits under FERS or CSRS is to get an approval from the Office of Personnel Management. One of the ways to be effective is to cite legal authorities which support the basic criteria for eligibility.
How does agency “accommodation” of an employee’s medical condition impact disability retirement?
In the past, many CSRS employees have been excluded from contributing to a Roth due to their income level. Here is information about a program that provides a way for CSRS and CSRS-Offset employees to get large sums into a Roth IRA.
More and more studies show that people who ease their way into retirement report greater satisfaction with their transition into retirement.
Nearing retirement? You are probably in the CSRS. Be thankful; you are in a system that is a remnant of America’s golden economic age.
Many federal retirees can look forward to a larger than expected increase in their annuity check in January 2006.
What are the considerations in deciding when to retire? Should you wait until the end of the year? Which year? Which month? Here is an explanation of some major factors to consider in your decision.
CSRS employees get credit for unused sick leave when they retire which can create confusion for employees under FERS.