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Are you a lifer? Learn to blend FERS and your TSP!

The Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS) requires some-to-considerable thought and work from those who want to maximize their total retirement benefits.

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OPM will allow same-sex spouses of deceased federal employees a chance to apply for survivor benefits

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King-sized COLA coming — for some!

Currently, most feds in retirement left under the CSRS program so they get full COLAs. But the overwhelming majority of people working for Uncle Sam now…

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Retirement life: Dining out or Meals on Wheels?

Time, especially for federal workers under the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS), can be on your side. If you plan wisely and begin early.

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Mastering your 3-wheel retirement vehicle

Do you suffer from pension envy? Many current and retired federal employees do!

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