Tag: FERS

Just How Valuable is Your FERS Pension?

January 12, 2021 7:48 AM

How valuable is your pension? The author provides a simple calculation to help illustrate.

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Don’t Leave Your Spouse Without Income Before You Retire!

January 8, 2021 7:44 AM

What would happen to your spouse if you were to pass away before retiring from federal service? These are some important considerations.

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More Big Retirement Differences for FERS Special Provision Employees

December 21, 2020 8:14 AM

There are a number of special provisions afforded to certain federal employees under FERS.

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The Big Retirement Differences for FERS Law Enforcement, Firefighters and Air Traffic Controllers

December 14, 2020 9:04 AM
The Big Retirement Differences for FERS Law Enforcement, Firefighters and Air Traffic Controllers

There are special provisions for certain federal employees which can make a big impact on their pensions at retirement.

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When is the Best Day for a Federal Employee to Retire?

December 9, 2020 1:55 PM , Updated December 12, 2020 4:28 PM
When is the Best Day for a Federal Employee to Retire?

These are some considerations for federal employees when choosing a date to retire from federal service.

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Will OPM Approve My Disability Claim Without a Physician’s Statement?

December 8, 2020 11:01 AM
Will OPM Approve My Disability Claim Without a Physician’s Statement?

Although it’s not optimal, the author explains how it is possible to get a FERS Disability Retirement claim approved without a doctor’s statement.

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Can You Retire With Only $250k in Your TSP Account?

December 7, 2020 2:14 PM , Updated December 12, 2020 4:25 PM

Many people think you need to hit at least the $1 million mark to have a comfortable retirement, but as the author illustrates, this may not always be the case.

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The Big ‘Gotchas’ of Deferred Retirement

November 30, 2020 10:17 AM
The Big ‘Gotchas’ of Deferred Retirement

Deferred retirement is an option for some federal employees, but there are potential downsides.

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What is the Best Date for Federal Employees to Retire?

November 25, 2020 8:52 AM
What is the Best Date for Federal Employees to Retire?

These are some important considerations that can help federal employees when choosing a date to retire from federal service.

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How to Retire Early as a FERS Employee

November 23, 2020 2:42 PM
How to Retire Early as a FERS Employee

Is there a magic age at which you can retire? As the author illustrates, it is really more of a financial question than an age question.

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