Tag: Social Security

The Top 5 Retirement Myths

November 16, 2020 8:16 AM

The author summarizes five common misconceptions federal employees frequently have about their retirement benefits.

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How Much Income Will You Have in Retirement Under FERS?

November 6, 2020 12:43 PM

There are three main sources of income in retirement under FERS. How much income can a federal retiree expect to get from these?

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Your 6 Most Important FERS Benefits Explained

October 19, 2020 2:47 PM

What are the key benefits for federal employees under FERS? Here is a summary.

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Election 2020: Where Do Trump and Biden Stand on Social Security?

October 13, 2020 3:51 PM
Election 2020: Where Do Trump and Biden Stand on Social Security?

The author says that neither presidential candidate appears to have a solid plan to address looming problems with Social Security.

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2021 COLA for Federal Retirees: 1.3%

October 13, 2020 9:40 AM
2021 COLA for Federal Retirees: 1.3%

Here are details on the annual cost of living adjustment federal retirees can expect in 2021.

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FERS Disability Retirement and SSDI

October 7, 2020 8:53 AM , Updated October 9, 2020 7:43 AM
FERS Disability Retirement and SSDI

What happens if you are approved for both FERS Disability Retirement and Social Security Disability Insurance?

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What No One Tells You About Taking Social Security Early

September 23, 2020 9:11 AM
What No One Tells You About Taking Social Security Early

If you choose to take Social Security benefits before your full retirement age, be sure you are aware of the potential ramifications.

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Will the New Social Security Tax Deferral Affect Your Retirement?

September 3, 2020 12:20 PM
Will the New Social Security Tax Deferral Affect Your Retirement?

A temporary payroll tax deferral is now in effect. What could this mean for your Social Security benefits?

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The Importance of the FERS Special Retirement Supplement

September 2, 2020 10:38 AM

This is a summary of the FERS Special Retirement Supplement and how it can benefit eligible federal retirees.

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“Defunding Social Security”: Monetizing the Fear of the Elderly

August 25, 2020 10:41 AM
“Defunding Social Security”: Monetizing the Fear of the Elderly

The author says that the recent “defund Social Security” debate is more about politically driven sound bites than facts.

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