Tag: FERS

Will I Run Out of Money in Retirement?

By on July 31, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments

Having enough saved for retirement is a concern of many federal employees. One pitfall to watch for is the time between retiring and starting Social Security.

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Myths About Taxes Federal Employees Face in Retirement

By on May 11, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Myths About Taxes Federal Employees Face in Retirement

Federal employees under FERS may not realize it, but they will have taxes on at least some of their retirement income during their golden years.

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What Happens If My Application For FERS Disability Retirement Is Denied?

By on May 7, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
What Happens If My Application For FERS Disability Retirement Is Denied?

If your FERS Disability Retirement application has been denied, there are there are several stages of appeal available to you.

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What Happens to Your Unused Sick Leave in Retirement?

By on April 20, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
What Happens to Your Unused Sick Leave in Retirement?

Here is a summary of what happens to your unused sick leave in retirement.

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FERS Annuity and Take Home Pay in Retirement

By on March 12, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
FERS Annuity and Take Home Pay in Retirement

How much income can federal employees expect to have in retirement? It’s a complex question, but the author provides a basic overview of key points to consider.

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Preventing Fraud In Federal Retiree Payments

By on March 9, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Preventing Fraud In Federal Retiree Payments

A bill has passed Congress to protect people receiving payments under FERS or CSRS from fraud by a person receiving the payment on behalf of the retiree.

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14.2% Yearly Increase in TSP Balance for FERS

By on March 1, 2020 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
14.2% Yearly Increase in TSP Balance for FERS

From the end of December 2018 to the end of December 2019, the average TSP balance for FERS employees was up almost 14.2%.

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Rewarding High Performers and Chopping Benefits

By on February 20, 2020 in Human Resources, Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Rewarding High Performers and Chopping Benefits

OPM has released its proposed legislative changes impacting pay and benefits for the federal workforce. Here is a summary.

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Federal Retirement Benefits on the Chopping Block

By on February 19, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Federal Retirement Benefits on the Chopping Block

While the proposed budget cuts to federal employees’ retirement are familiar, the author says they contain a key difference this time.

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Applying for FERS Disability Retirement: Overcoming Procrastination

By on February 19, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Applying for FERS Disability Retirement: Overcoming Procrastination

Do you find yourself procrastinating on your FERS Disability Retirement application? The author interviews an expert for ideas on how to overcome procrastination.

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