Tag: FERS

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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The Applicant’s Statement of Disability: SF 3112A and the “Only” Problem

By on June 9, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
The Applicant’s Statement of Disability: SF 3112A and the “Only” Problem

Form SF 3112A, the Applicant’s Statement of Disability, is critical in a FERS Disability Retirement process and if not prepared correctly can break one’s case.

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FERS Supplement and the Earnings Test

By on May 20, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
FERS Supplement and the Earnings Test

Some federal employees can receive a special supplement under FERS when retiring early, but there are limits on what they can earn before it gets reduced.

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FERS Disability Retirement SF 3112D: Agency Certification of Reassignment and Accommodation Efforts

By on May 19, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
FERS Disability Retirement SF 3112D: Agency Certification of Reassignment and Accommodation Efforts

What is the role of form SF 3112D in a FERS Disability Retirement application?

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How Much is the FERS Annuity Really Worth?

By on May 8, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
How Much is the FERS Annuity Really Worth?

The annuity is a big part of FERS, but what is it really worth to your overall retirement?

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Bill Would Expand Retirement Options for Some Feds

By on May 3, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Bill Would Expand Retirement Options for Some Feds

A bill in Congress would allow a buyback for time working as a temporary employee to count toward federal retirement payments.

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FERS Disability Retirement: To Resign or Not to Resign

By on April 16, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
FERS Disability Retirement: To Resign or Not to Resign

What impact does resigning have on a federal employee’s ability to qualify for Federal Disability Retirement?

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FERS Disability Retirement: SF 3112C: Physician’s Statement

By on April 8, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
FERS Disability Retirement: SF 3112C: Physician’s Statement

How does the physician’s statement form fit into the FERS Disability Retirement application? The author explains its important role in the process.

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When Do I Begin Receiving the FERS Annuity Supplement?

By on March 26, 2019 in Q&A, Retirement with 0 Comments
When Do I Begin Receiving the FERS Annuity Supplement?

 I just received my first interim FERS payment. When can I expect to begin receiving the supplement?

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Is it Time to Change Federal Retirement Benefits?

By on March 22, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Is it Time to Change Federal Retirement Benefits?

Proposals to cut retirement benefits appear periodically. The author discusses some recent ones and what they might mean for federal employees.

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