Tag: FERS

Will I Be Included in the Proposed Benefits Cuts?

By on February 25, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Will I Be Included in the Proposed Benefits Cuts?

Benefits cuts for federal employees have once again made their way into the latest budget proposal. What can federal employees do in the meantime?

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Do Not Let OPM Reduce Your Retirement Benefits Without an Appeal

By on February 22, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Do Not Let OPM Reduce Your Retirement Benefits Without an Appeal

Some retired federal employees were recently notified by OPM that their annuity payments were being reduced. Do they have any appeal options?

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Can LEO Employees Extend Their Service Outside of Law Enforcement to Become Eligible for the 1.1% Annuity Computation?

By on February 22, 2018 in Q&A, Retirement with 0 Comments

Can a law enforcement employee extend working years in a non-law enforcement capacity to become eligible for the 1.1% FERS annuity calculation?

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Are Abnormally Successful Feds Faking Their Own Death for Financial Gains?

By on February 21, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Are Abnormally Successful Feds Faking Their Own Death for Financial Gains?

How would your spouse get by in retirement if you were to pass away? The author discusses how imagining this scenario can help with your retirement planning.

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What’s the Impact of the [PROPOSED] FERS Benefit Cuts?

By on February 18, 2018 in Pay & Benefits, Retirement with 0 Comments
What’s the Impact of the [PROPOSED] FERS Benefit Cuts?

The White House’s 2019 budget outlined a number of proposed cuts to federal employees’ benefits. How much of an impact would these have on your retirement?

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5 Things a Widow or Widower Would Tell You About FERS Survivor Benefits + A Common Question

By on February 15, 2018 in Pay & Benefits, Retirement with 0 Comments
5 Things a Widow or Widower Would Tell You About FERS Survivor Benefits + A Common Question

How much does your spouse receive from your FERS pension if you pass away? That depends on the survivor benefit option you choose.

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What Impact Does Sick Leave Have on the FERS Annuity Computation?

By on February 14, 2018 in Q&A, Retirement with 0 Comments
What Impact Does Sick Leave Have on the FERS Annuity Computation?

Because unused sick leave is used in the computation of my annuity, will it allow me to receive the 1.1% FERS computation factor?

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Shrinking Supplemental Annuity Payments: Response from OPM

By on February 13, 2018 in Q&A, Retirement with 0 Comments
Shrinking Supplemental Annuity Payments: Response from OPM

Readers have asked questions about the reduction in their annuity payments for retired federal law enforcement officers. Here is OPM’s response.

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Substantial Cuts to Federal Employee Benefits Proposed in FY 2019 Budget

By on February 12, 2018 in Pay & Benefits, Retirement with 0 Comments
Substantial Cuts to Federal Employee Benefits Proposed in FY 2019 Budget

As anticipated, the FY 2019 budget proposal from the White House outlines proposed benefits changes for federal employees. Here is a summary.

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Changes for Federal Employees Coming to the Workplace

By on February 9, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Changes for Federal Employees Coming to the Workplace

The Trump administration’s new budget proposal is reportedly going to propose changes to performance rating systems and within-grade increases for federal employees. Here is a list of other possible proposals as well.

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