Tag: FERS

The FERS Earnings Test

By on August 20, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
The FERS Earnings Test

Are you planning to retire before full Social Security retirement age? Be aware of these earnings tests under FERS.

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What It Means To Be FERS RAE Or FERS FRAE

By on August 19, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
What It Means To Be FERS RAE Or FERS FRAE

You’ve likely heard of the FERS retirement system, but what is FERS RAE and FERS FRAE? These are the key differences.

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The 3 Big Retirement Myths That Could Wreck Your Plans

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The 3 Big Retirement Myths That Could Wreck Your Plans

These are three common mistakes federal employees can make that harm their retirement plans.

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Evaluating an LEO or ATC Contract Position

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Evaluating an LEO or ATC Contract Position

Some federal employees have the option of moving to a contract position at retirement. Here are some considerations in weighing this option.

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SF 3112E: FERS Disability Retirement Application Checklist

By on July 27, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
SF 3112E: FERS Disability Retirement Application Checklist

What role does SF 3112E play in the disability retirement application process?

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The Federal Retirement Process

By on July 22, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
The Federal Retirement Process

The author describes the retirement planning process for federal employees under both FERS and CSRS.

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Federal Employee Survivor Spousal Checklist

By on July 9, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Federal Employee Survivor Spousal Checklist

What should a federal employee’s surviving spouse do when s/he dies? This is a checklist for handling federal benefits.

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How Much Income Will My FERS Pension Provide in Retirement?

By on June 23, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
How Much Income Will My FERS Pension Provide in Retirement?

How does the FERS pension work, and how much can it add to your overall retirement income?

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The FERS Special Retirement Supplement

By on June 20, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
The FERS Special Retirement Supplement

How does the special retirement supplement work under FERS? The author provides a basic explanation.

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Anticipating the 2020 COLA

By on June 15, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Anticipating the 2020 COLA

What is the likelihood that COLA recipients see an increase in their annuity payments in January?

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