Tag: FERS

FERS

FERS or the Federal Employee Retirement System is the retirement system applicable to the employees that fall under the US civil service. Its inception can be dated back to January 1, 1987 when it replaced the CSRS.

Trump’s Budget Targets a Reduction in Federal Retirement Benefits

The budget proposed by the Trump government seeks a reduction in federal retirement benefits and it has exasperated several federal employee unions.

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Planning for Retirement in Five Years by Ron Raffino

Ron Raffino, the Federal retirement specialist, gives tips and advice for Federal Employees who plan on retiring in five years.

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Getting the FERS Flu before Retirement? by David Fielder

David Fielder discusses retirement maximization strategies such as the FERS Flu.

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Does the Federal Employees’ Retirement System Have a Downside? by Nelson Secretario

Retirement benefits expert, Nelson Secretario explores the possible downsides of the Federal Employee Retirement System (FERS).

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Calculating the FERS Supplement by Paul Kalra

Federal Employee retirement expert, Paul Kalra explains how to calculate the amount you will receive from your FERS Supplement.

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Getting Started Early for a Successful Retirement by Kevin Wirth

Federal Retirement Expert Kevin D. Wirth explains how to get started for a successful retirement. Kevin Wirth explains insurance and the financial side.

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Federal Employees May Get a Social Security Boost

Federal employees may soon get a social security boost thanks to the steps taken by NARFE and Rep. Kevin Brady who are pushing to change the WEP law.

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Are you a TSP user? Here is everything you need to know

The Thrift Savings Plan, more commonly known as TSP is one of the most used and probably the greatest investment programs available to the federal employees and retirees.

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TSP Board May Need More Funding

The TSP board has revealed that it needs more funding due to its increasing costs of upgrading cyber security and the rapidly growing membership.

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Know the actual value of a FERS and TSP annuity

This article will let you know the actual values of your TSP And FERS annuities.

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Figuring Out Your Federal Retirement Annuity by Jeff Boettcher

Jeff Boettcher explains how to figure out your Federal Retirement Annuity.

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Understanding the Federal Employees Retirement System by Jeff Boettcher

Retirement benefits expert Jeff Boettcher gives an in-depth explanation of the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS).

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Can federal employees get phased retirement

We all know that the Moving Ahead for Progress program authorized the phased retirement program but are the federal employees of the US eligible to apply for it and eventually enjoy its benefits? In 2014,…

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Making the Most of TSP Contributions by Paul Kalra

Paul Kalra explains several ways to make the most out of your Thrift Savings Plan or TSP Contributions. Great advice for FERS employees.

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Things to know about federal retirement and taxes

[Photo credit: Lending Memo] If you are a servant of the federal government, then there is nothing you would look forward to more than achieving your federal retirement and enjoy the benefits that follow. The…

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Want to recapture FERS service via redeposits? Here’s how!

Here’s how you can recapture FERS services by making redeposits.

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Retiring in 2016; These Tax Traps Are To Be Avoided

If you are retiring in 2016, you need to know about these tax traps.

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The Results Are In! Government Has Failed To Properly Train Federal Employees

Less than 20% of Federal Employees are satisfied with the Federal Government’s retirement benefits training.

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Downsides To FERS

There are some downsides to FERS that every Federal Employee should know about.

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How a Social Security and a Supplement Differ

There is a certain set of benefits that only the federal employees get; not all of them but the ones that come under the protective umbrella of the Federal Employees Retirement system. People with a…

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