Tag: FERS

The Future of the Retirement Backlog

By on February 21, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
The Future of the Retirement Backlog

The author says that the retirement backlog at OPM is projected to get worse, and he proposes a solution which he says could reduce the backlog quickly.

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FERS Disability Retirement: SF 3112B: Supervisor’s Statement

By on February 21, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
FERS Disability Retirement: SF 3112B: Supervisor’s Statement

Your supervisor’s affidavit is a key component of a FERS Disability Retirement application. The author explains how this works.

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Connolly Trying Again to Change FERS COLAs

By on February 21, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Connolly Trying Again to Change FERS COLAs

Legislation has been reintroduced to equalize COLAs paid to federal retirees under FERS and CSRS.

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FERS OPM Disability Retirement: Legal Sufficiency

By on February 16, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
FERS OPM Disability Retirement: Legal Sufficiency

What constitutes “legal sufficiency” in a FERS Disability Retirement application?

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Financial Considerations When Leaving for a Private Sector Job

By on January 21, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Financial Considerations When Leaving for a Private Sector Job

Thinking of leaving your job as a federal employee? These are some important financial considerations to keep in mind when moving to the private sector.

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FERS Disability Retirement: SF 3112A: Applicant’s Statement of Disability

By on January 10, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
FERS Disability Retirement: SF 3112A: Applicant’s Statement of Disability

The Applicant’s Statement of Disability is a critical component of a FERS Disability Retirement application. The author provides an overview of this form.

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What is the 2019 Maximum Annuity Supplement?

By on January 7, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
What is the 2019 Maximum Annuity Supplement?

Calculating the FERS annuity supplement is a complex process. The author provides an explanation and example.

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The Effects of a Lack of a Pay Raise

By on December 14, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
The Effects of a Lack of a Pay Raise

How does the lack of a pay raise factor into inflation, and what is the overall impact on your FERS annuity and Social Security benefits?

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FERS Disability Retirement: An Overview of Your Application Package

By on December 13, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
FERS Disability Retirement: An Overview of Your Application Package

The author describes the necessary forms you will need when putting together your FERS Disability Retirement application.

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How to Increase Your FERS Annuity by 10% for Life

By on December 11, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
How to Increase Your FERS Annuity by 10% for Life

FERS offers robust benefits to federal employees. The author describes how federal retirees can increase their annuity payments in retirement.

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