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Archive: Federal Disability Retirement

12Apr

2019

You may have recently come across news stating that President Trump is looking to dismantle the Office of Personnel Management (OPM). While on the surface this may seem like an apocalyptic scenario for federal employees, the history surrounding the agency…

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18Jan

2019

The partial government shutdown has lasted almost 30 days now and lets be honest, it is a difficult time to be a federal employee. Whether youre being forced to work without pay, or on furlough with no pay, its a…

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09Jan

2019

Stress is defined by Oxford Living Dictionaries as a state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or demanding circumstances. Its found in every part of life, good or badmarriage, divorce, working with others, doctor appointment, etc….

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08Jan

2019

We are now in week 3 of the partial government shutdown. We are also in a new year, which means this time is a popular one for federal employee retirements. More than 300,000 federal employees are on furlough without the…

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11Dec

2018

The Office of Personnel Managements Inspector General released a report saying that even though the overall portion is small, Civil Service Retirement System improper payments are still considered to be high-risk. OPM overpaid $82.9 billion to 2.6 million federal annuitants…

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27Nov

2018

The Office of Personnel Management Inspector General released a report that shows OPM has work to do in meeting its goals for keeping down its backlog of retirement applications. The agency has said it has a goal of improving retirement…

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25Oct

2018

As part 1 of this post showed us, its important to strategically pick your retirement date to maximize your annuity, especially if youre a CSRS employee. Once youve done that, the real work begins, as they say. The following are…

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24Oct

2018

Do you know which days are considered the best days to retire? Do you know what steps you need to take to begin the retirement process? This 2-part post will first look at which days are considered to be the…

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17Oct

2018

Retirement is often a confusing time, especially in the federal government. Do you retire on a regular retirement, early retirement, phased retirement, or deferred retirement? Then, what happens if you are hurt or become ill and can no longer perform…

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16Oct

2018

The Office of Personnel Management released data showing that the number of federal employees who filed for retirement in FY2018 increased 24% over the previous year. OPM published its retirement processing statistics and it showed that 7,142 employees filed for…

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