August 16, 2021 onForYourBenefit, host Bob Leins, CPA® welcomes Bob Braunstein, Federal Benefits Specialist. The FERS early retirement scenario is one of the lesser known but more flexible retirement options under FERS.
What is the MRA + 10 Retirement Option and how do I qualify for it?
How is this option different from other FERS retirements?
What are the benefits? downsides?
What is the age-reduction? Can it be avoided?
What is the postponed retirement option under MRA +10? How does this differ from deferred retirement?
Am I eligible for the FERS annuity supplement if I retire this way?