Tag: High-3

Rewarding High Performers and Chopping Benefits

February 20, 2020 1:42 PM , Updated March 13, 2020 10:56 AM
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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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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What Impact Does the High-3 Have on Your FERS Annuity?

November 5, 2019 11:35 AM , Updated November 17, 2019 2:00 PM
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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Details Revealed on Proposed Benefits Cuts

March 18, 2019 1:19 PM , Updated March 28, 2019 11:29 AM
Details Revealed on Proposed Benefits Cuts

More details have been revealed about the suggested cuts to federal employees’ benefits along with the rationale for the proposals.

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The Effects of a Lack of a Pay Raise

December 14, 2018 1:37 PM , Updated December 22, 2018 6:45 PM
The Effects of a Lack of a Pay Raise

How does the lack of a pay raise factor into inflation, and what is the overall impact on your FERS annuity and Social Security benefits?

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The High-Five Average Salary

August 16, 2018 3:25 PM , Updated August 26, 2018 5:45 PM
The High-Five Average Salary

There has been discussion in Congress of switching annuity calculations to a high 5 average salary. What is the potential impact on a federal employee’s annuity?

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How Can Federal Employees Plan for a Secure Retirement Despite Proposals to Cut Their Benefits?

June 26, 2018 1:21 PM , Updated July 6, 2018 11:01 AM
How Can Federal Employees Plan for a Secure Retirement Despite Proposals to Cut Their Benefits?

Recent proposals suggest cutting federal employees’ retirement benefits. How much of an impact would these have if you look at some of the actual numbers?

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Retire at Age 61?

May 14, 2018 3:19 PM , Updated August 8, 2018 12:00 PM
Retire at Age 61?

What impact can waiting an extra year to retire have on a FERS annuity? The difference might surprise you.

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What in the *~CSRDF*/@ is Going on?

February 27, 2018 2:47 PM , Updated March 5, 2018 11:25 AM
What in the *~CSRDF*/@ is Going on?

How well do you understand your federal employee benefits, and how does this information tie into the recently proposed cuts?

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White House Proposals For Civil Service Reform: What They Missed

February 21, 2018 11:03 AM , Updated February 28, 2018 3:05 PM

The White House’s 2019 budget blueprint offered many proposals for civil service reform. The author provides an analysis of which ones he says missed the mark.

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