The author explains the top three ways federal employees can ruin their retirements from her series 10 Easy Ways to Ruin a Federal Retirement.
Processing times vary for FERS disability retirement applications. What can federal employees expect when applying?
Do you know how to calculate your FERS retirement pension? Here is a basic overview.
Mental health conditions can qualify federal employees for Federal Disability Retirement.
Federal employees under FERS can get a higher annuity by waiting until age 62 to retire.
Retirement eligibility under FERS is determined by a federal employee’s age and number of years of creditable service.
Using the TSP to save for retirement is a good thing, but the author says that many federal employees make a mistake in their planning.
Federal employees who retire early under FERS and do not continue earning wages need to be aware of the impact to their Social Security benefits.
Social Security may be unable to fully pay benefits in the near future. Federal employees relying on it for part of their retirement income would be wise to make alternate plans.