FERS

Retiring Early Under FERS: Could It Work for You?

August 16, 2021 on ForYourBenefit, host Bob Leins, CPA® welcomes Bob Braunstein, Federal Benefits Specialist.  The FERS early retirement scenario is…

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Getty Images/iStockphoto/SeanPavonePhotoWashington, D.C. skyline with highways and monuments.

COLA, COVID, pay raise, shutdown: Time for a time out?

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Would you take less pay, smaller pension for better lifestyle?

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(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)FILE - In this May 3, 2020, file photo, light shines from inside the U.S. Capitol dome at dusk on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Janitor-Marine-TSP millionaire tackles Social Security offset and windfall

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CSRS is now old enough for a Smucker’s jar

The Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS) celebrated a big birthday last Friday, but there are few federal participants left in the government’s once…

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FILE - In this June 20, 2019, file photo, the Supreme Court in Washington. The Supreme Court is set to hear arguments in two of the term’s most closely watched cases over whether federal civil rights law protects LGBT people from job discrimination. The cases Tuesday, Oct. 8, are the court’s first on LGBT rights since Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement and replacement by Justice Brett Kavanaugh.(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

Lock down survival tip: Measure twice, cut once

Time in grade and in government doesn’t automatically mean you will be able to maintain a reasonable standard of living once you’ve traded your biweekly…

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FILE - In this March 24, 2020, file photo stacks of medical supplies are housed at the Jacob Javits Center that will become a temporary hospital in response to the COVID-19 outbreak in New York. A review of federal purchasing contracts by The Associated Press shows federal agencies waited until mid-March to begin placing bulk orders of N95 respirator masks, mechanical ventilators and other equipment needed by front-line health care workers. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)

Join the fight of our lives: Uncle Sam wants you back

The Office of Personnel Management has given the Department of Veterans Affairs authority to rehire retired federal medical professionals.

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