Federal Employees Retirement System

(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)The Rainbow Flag flies beneath the American flag at the Stonewall National Monument, Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017, in New York. The Rainbow Flag, an international symbol of LGBT liberation and pride, was flown for the first time at the monument. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

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

To be eligible for federal survivor benefits, widows or widowers must have been married to an employee or annuitant for at least nine months. But meeting…

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Worried about saving enough for retirement? You’re not alone!

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Pay, pension, politics: For whom the bell tolls

Uncertainty over the size of the pay raise vs. the COLA is causing many feds to rethink their proposed retirement date.

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Are you a lifer with Uncle Sam? Maybe not!

It is possible to work for Uncle Sam long enough to get and qualify for benefits and an annuity, but still leave government earlier.

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TSP millionaires club: Up, up and away!

Despite a deadly worldwide pandemic, the number of active and retired feds with million-dollar-plus Thrift Savings Plan accounts more than doubled in the last year.

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