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Archive: Federal Disability Retirement

11Dec

2018

The Office of Personnel Management’s 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, it’s important to strategically pick your retirement date to maximize your annuity, especially if you’re a CSRS employee. Once you’ve 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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07Sep

2018

It’s no surprise that the Office of Personnel Management has a large backlog of retirement claims, including both regular retirement and disability retirement applications. When you submit your retirement application, you want to be 100% sure it’s complete and timely;…

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05Sep

2018

Among the other requirements for Federal Disability Retirement eligibility, one is your agency must certify it is unable to accommodate your disabling condition in your present position and it has considered you for any vacant position in the same agency,…

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28Aug

2018

While both costs of living adjustments and pay raises provide an increase in pay, they aren’t that similar. COLA’s These pay adjustments are available to retirees. They are a measure of inflation and paid automatically (they don’t need Congressional approval)….

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27Aug

2018

When you file an application for federal disability retirement with the Office of Personnel Management, you must submit a very thorough and complete application. If you don’t your chances for a denial at the initial level may increase. Here are…

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