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What Happens If I Retire Early?

What Happens If I Retire Early?

Early Retirement, Deferred Retirement, Postponed Retirement, and Disability Retirement Life happens – maybe you intended to be a federal employee only for a short time, or perhaps a life circumstance means that you need or want to leave federal employment before...
The Retirement Benefits Puzzle

The Retirement Benefits Puzzle

We all look forward to our retirement, but as we approach our last day of work anxiety kicks in. Can I afford to retire? How much money will I receive while retired? What paperwork do I need to fill out? Who can help me? Is there anyone who can do it all? United...
Planning and Budgeting for Retirement

Planning and Budgeting for Retirement

DO YOU HAVE A WRITTEN BUDGET AND A PLAN!? As a federal employee preparing for retirement, there are several things that you need to be concerned about. The key to making sure that everything goes smoothly is to have a budget and a plan. You wouldn’t go on a road trip...
When Can I File for Social Security, and How Much Will I Receive?

When Can I File for Social Security, and How Much Will I Receive?

  Whenever retirement in the United States is discussed in any capacity, even by non-federal employees, Social Security always comes up. Many people have arranged their retirement plans with Social Security assumed as part of it…but many times they are unaware of...
What is the FERS Survivor Annuity Plan?

What is the FERS Survivor Annuity Plan?

Retirement under the Federal Employee Retirement System doesn’t affect government workers alone. If you’re a federal employee, you’ve probably also been choosing and arranging your coverage to provide for your family under FERS as well. No one wants to imagine what...