Tag: FERS

The 3 Big Retirement Myths That Could Wreck Your Plans

By on August 12, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
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

By on August 5, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
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

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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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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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