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The Federal Retirement Process

By on July 22, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
The Federal Retirement Process

The author describes the retirement planning process for federal employees under both FERS and CSRS.

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Bill Would Expand Retirement Options for Some Feds

By on May 3, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Bill Would Expand Retirement Options for Some Feds

A bill in Congress would allow a buyback for time working as a temporary employee to count toward federal retirement payments.

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New Law Allows Agencies to Pay Interest for Mistakes on Military Service Deposits

By on January 3, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
New Law Allows Agencies to Pay Interest for Mistakes on Military Service Deposits

A new law would authorize agencies to pay interest to federal employees on mistakes made in calculating military service deposits.

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CBO Estimates Costs of Veterans’ Pension Legislation

By on September 24, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
CBO Estimates Costs of Veterans’ Pension Legislation

CBO offered an analysis of what it would cost the government to pay for computational errors affecting veterans’ military service deposits and pensions.

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Bill Would Require Agencies to Pay Accrued Interest Resulting from Veterans’ Pension Payment Errors

By on November 17, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Bill Would Require Agencies to Pay Accrued Interest Resulting from Veterans’ Pension Payment Errors

Recently introduced legislation would protect veterans from having to pay back interest resulting from agency mistakes in the calculation of certain benefits.

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Deposits and Re-Deposits Under FERS

By on September 28, 2015 in Retirement with 0 Comments

OPM calls temporary time and other time for which retirement deductions were not taken “deposit service”. Under FERS, deposit service will not count for either your eligibility to retire or in the computation of your annuity unless you make a deposit. The author provides examples of both deposit and re-deposit service to illustrate the impact they have on your pension.

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Federal Employee Re-Deposits: Federal Employees Who Return to Work After Withdrawing Retirement Contributions

By on December 28, 2010 in Retirement with 0 Comments

This article looks at your retirement annuity when you left federal service, withdrew your contributions and did not re-deposit the money when you returned to work for Uncle Sam. What should you do?

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"Deposit Service" And Your Federal Employee Retirement

By on October 26, 2010 in Retirement with 0 Comments

Will federal “deposit service” impact your federal retirement annuity? It may impact CSRS and FERS employees in different ways. Here is an explanation of how this could impact your future retirement income.

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