5 Important Questions To Consider Before Applying For OPM Disability Retirement

September 1, 2014 3:48 PM

The author outlines five questions that identify a few of the initial considerations that federal employees should examine when determining whether they should pursue OPM disability retirement.

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CSRS Offset

August 21, 2014 6:54 AM

How does the CSRS offset retirement situation work?

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Phased Retirement: Answers to Some Common Questions

August 10, 2014 5:31 PM
Phased Retirement: Answers to Some Common Questions

The Office of Personnel Management announced the long awaited final regulations for the phased retirement program for federal employees late last week. As part of that announcement, OPM has also released a document with answers to some common questions employees are likely to have about this program.

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How Much Will My Pension Be Cut When I Apply for Social Security?

August 5, 2014 6:37 AM

I’m a retired CSRS federal employee who took an early out option in 1999. Do you know how much my pension will be cut when I must apply for Social Security?

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Should I Apply for Retirement 6 Months in Advance?

July 22, 2014 6:22 AM

My OPM officer is saying that if I apply for retirement 6 months in advance, the application will “only sit in a folder.” Can you suggest what I should do?

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Calculating Your High Three Salary

July 14, 2014 12:13 PM

Does OPM base the CSRS retirement calculation on an employee’s high-three annual BASE PAY or LOCALITY PAY when determining the annual retirement payment?

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What Every Federal Employee’s Financial Planner Should Know About Federal Retirement and Benefits

June 25, 2014 3:03 PM

Federal employees have some unique features to their financial lives, so financial advisors should know about them.

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Social Security and CSRS Earnings

May 26, 2014 11:25 AM

In calculating the 35 highest earnings years for WEP and Social Security, indexed for inflation, does that include the earnings that a CSRS retiree earned while employed in their federal positions?

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How Are My Retirement Earnings Taxed?

May 11, 2014 1:21 PM

I retired from the Federal Government on 1/03/2013 and I need to know how my federal tax is calculated.

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Am I Legal?

May 10, 2014 5:51 PM

Am I legal? I am wondering about this because of what was stated in your article, Retired Reservists Can Legally “Double Dip”.

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