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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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Can You Work Longer in a Position with Mandatory Retirement?

By on November 18, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Can You Work Longer in a Position with Mandatory Retirement?

Some federal positions have mandatory retirement ages, but what if an individual wishes to work longer?

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Federal Employee Retirement, Politics and Being Fired

By on March 20, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Federal Employee Retirement, Politics and Being Fired

Andrew McCabe was fired from the FBI shortly before becoming eligible for a federal pension at 50. Reports indicate he has lost his federal pension, but is that really accurate?

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Do Not Let OPM Reduce Your Retirement Benefits Without an Appeal

By on February 22, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Do Not Let OPM Reduce Your Retirement Benefits Without an Appeal

Some retired federal employees were recently notified by OPM that their annuity payments were being reduced. Do they have any appeal options?

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Can LEO Employees Extend Their Service Outside of Law Enforcement to Become Eligible for the 1.1% Annuity Computation?

By on February 22, 2018 in Q&A, Retirement with 0 Comments

Can a law enforcement employee extend working years in a non-law enforcement capacity to become eligible for the 1.1% FERS annuity calculation?

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Shrinking Supplemental Annuity Payments: Response from OPM

By on February 13, 2018 in Q&A, Retirement with 0 Comments
Shrinking Supplemental Annuity Payments: Response from OPM

Readers have asked questions about the reduction in their annuity payments for retired federal law enforcement officers. Here is OPM’s response.

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A Shrinking Annuity Payment for Some Former Feds

By on February 11, 2018 in Pay & Benefits, Retirement with 0 Comments
A Shrinking Annuity Payment for Some Former Feds

OPM asked its IG not to publish a report about a decision the agency made that raised annuity payments for some retired federal employees. Here’s what happened.

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What Are the Best Retirement Dates for Law Enforcement Officers?

By on October 3, 2017 in Q&A, Retirement with 0 Comments
What Are the Best Retirement Dates for Law Enforcement Officers?

With respect to the “best” date to retire, are there special considerations for law enforcement officers?

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Impact of LEO 'Bridge' on Federal Pension

By on September 17, 2015 in Q&A, Retirement with 0 Comments

I was employed in a law enforcement officer position and retired under FERS. I am collecting my annuity and the “bridge.” I have an opportunity to be hired in a non LEO, part time position in the federal government. I understand that the “bridge” will be affected by the earnings amount but will it affect my pension?

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Bill Would Exempt Federal LEOs and Firefighters from Retirement Tax Penalty

By on May 15, 2014 in Retirement with 0 Comments

Legislation introduced in the House this week would allow federal law enforcement officers (LEOs) and firefighters to withdraw funds from their Thrift Savings Plan accounts when they are eligible to retire without tax penalty.

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