Tag: FERS

What Happens to Your Unused Sick Leave in Retirement?

April 20, 2020 1:14 PM , Updated May 1, 2020 1:40 PM
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

March 12, 2020 7:15 AM , Updated March 22, 2020 9:56 AM
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

March 9, 2020 9:24 AM
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

March 1, 2020 7:44 AM , Updated March 13, 2020 10:57 AM
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

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

February 19, 2020 1:19 PM , Updated March 13, 2020 10:56 AM
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

February 19, 2020 9:11 AM , Updated March 7, 2020 9:19 AM
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

February 11, 2020 12:11 PM , Updated February 28, 2020 12:49 PM
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

February 10, 2020 1:30 PM , Updated February 25, 2020 10:09 AM
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

February 7, 2020 2:09 PM , Updated February 24, 2020 9:29 AM
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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