Tag: FERS

Applying for FERS Disability Retirement: Overcoming Procrastination

By on February 19, 2020 9:11 AM 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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Cutting Federal Benefits to Align With Private Sector

By on February 11, 2020 12:11 PM in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Cutting Federal Benefits to Align With Private Sector

The 2021 budget proposes major changes in federal benefits to align more closely with private sector benefits.

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2021 Budget Proposal Would Eliminate FERS COLA, SRS

By on February 10, 2020 1:30 PM in Retirement with 0 Comments
2021 Budget Proposal Would Eliminate FERS COLA, SRS

A number of reductions to federal employees’ retirement benefits have been proposed in the President’s 2021 Budget.

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Task Force Proposes Eliminating FERS

By on February 7, 2020 2:09 PM in Human Resources, Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Task Force Proposes Eliminating FERS

A task force report urges major changes to the civil service system from pay and benefits to handling removal actions and appeals by federal employees.

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The Social Security Double Tax Bomb

By on February 4, 2020 1:11 PM in Retirement with 0 Comments
The Social Security Double Tax Bomb

As the author explains, federal employees who think their taxes will be lower in retirement could be in for an unpleasant surprise.

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Does Time at a U.S. Military Academy Count Toward Civilian Service?

By on January 31, 2020 8:14 AM in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Does Time at a U.S. Military Academy Count Toward Civilian Service?

An appeals court considered whether the 5 year requirement of civilian service to quality for an annuity could be met in part with service as a cadet at West Point.

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FERS Disability Retirement and OWCP: Common Misconceptions

By on December 30, 2019 11:09 AM in Retirement with 0 Comments
FERS Disability Retirement and OWCP: Common Misconceptions

Are you filing for both FERS Disability Retirement and OWCP? Here are some important things you must know.

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What Taxes Will Federal Employees Have in Retirement?

By on December 10, 2019 2:40 PM in Retirement with 0 Comments
What Taxes Will Federal Employees Have in Retirement?

What taxes can federal employees expect to pay after they retire from federal service?

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Inflation and its Impact on your Federal Retirement

By on November 13, 2019 10:24 AM in Retirement with 0 Comments
Inflation and its Impact on your Federal Retirement

Federal retirees receive COLAs on their annuities to help offset inflation, but are there any similar options with your TSP account?

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What Impact Does the High-3 Have on Your FERS Annuity?

By on November 5, 2019 11:35 AM in Retirement with 0 Comments
What Impact Does the High-3 Have on Your FERS Annuity?

Do you know how to estimate your high-3 for calculating your FERS annuity? This tool can help.

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