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.
Seeking appropriate medical care is an important part of the FERS Disability Retirement application process.
It takes OPM a long time to process a federal employee’s retirement application. What should you expect, and how long does it usually take?
Companion legislation has been introduced in the Senate to give federal retirees under both FERS and CSRS the same annual COLA amounts.
If you do not pursue a reasonable reassignment of your position, can you be declined for FERS disability retirement?