Tag: Federal Employees Retirement System

Federal Employees Retirement System

EPA Offering Buyouts to Reduce Personnel

The EPA Offering Buyouts to reduce the number of federal employees. It has also kept the hiring freeze in place.

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Will Congress Approve Federal Employee Retirement Benefit Increases?

Congressman John Garamendi has introduced a bill that wants to change the way the process of calculating retirement benefits increases is done now.

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Court Orders OPM to Restore Blind Vet’s FERS Disability Benefits

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Court Orders OPM to Restore Blind Vet’s FERS Disability Benefits A federal judge in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia has ordered the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) to restore the…

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Senate Passes Bill to Reduce FERS and CSRS Benefits Fraud and Misuse

The U.S. Senate, in a rare act of bipartisan support for a bill through Unanimous Consent, has passed the Representative Payee Fraud Prevention Act of 2015.

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FERS – An Overview

Working for the federal government has its perks, and one of them is a comprehensive retirement package, commonly referred to as FERS (The Federal Employees’ Retirement System)

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Congress Mulls FERS Contribution Increases and Benefits Cuts

Will Congress Hike FERS Contributions Again?

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Records To Check Before Retirement

It is best to make certain all of your records are in place when anticipating retirement

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FERS: Learn About The Federal Employees Retirement System

Do you have questions about the benefits and eligibility criteria of the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS)?

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Social Security: More Information

Educating yourself on the different Social Security claiming strategies is a must.

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Social Security – Background

~~SOCIAL SECURITY-BACKGROUND As we continue building our laundry list of things we need to know and do in order to prepare to retire well, Social Security is a major item on our list.  The Social…

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Tips For Staying Healthy

~~Tips for Your Health Often time retirees find that a great portion of their social life has been left in the office.  You spend the majority of your waking hours at work and as a…

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An Economically Changing World

The world is changing. We face more economic challenges today than the majority of the current workforce has ever witnessed.

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About FEHB (Transporting your FEHB)

As federal employees you get to take your health insurance into retirement if you have met the requirement of being enrolled in FEHB five years or from the earliest opportunity to enroll prior to retirement.

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Retire Well – Retirement Application

The question of when the application should be completed is relevant in evaluating your check list of things to do in order to take full advantage of your Federal and Postal Benefits.

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Retire Well – FEHB

Because you are a federal employee does not automatically qualify you to transport your FEHB benefits into retirement.

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Tips to Getting Your House in Order to Retire Well – Sick Leave

Capitalizing on every resource available should be a constant theme for those anticipating leaving the workforce to start a new beginning – retiring well and the value of your accumulated sick leave is no different.

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Tips to Getting Your House in Order to Retire Well – Annual Leave

Although many people will not consider the Annual leave a prime subject when discussing retirement, your Annual leave needs to be considered both for you peace of mind and the ability to recharge your batteries away from work, but also for the potential retirement benefits for leave that is not used.

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Emotional and Psychological Readiness

Whether you’re eligible for CSRS or eligible for FERS often concrete items that we can touch, sort of put our hands on prioritize the list of things we need to know and do in order to retire well.

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Let the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) Help You Retire Well by Jay Hunt

Are you using the TSP to the maximum potential and allowing it to help you retire well?

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