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Recent Articles
Comparing a Phased Annuitant and a Reemployed Annuitant Part II: FERS
The government now has two programs available at many agencies for retiring employees who want to remain in the federal workforce. They are "phased" retirement and "rehired" annuitants. In this column, Federal benefits expert, Ed Zurndorfer, discusses these programs for employees covered by the Federal Employee Retirement System (FERS), including "Trans" FERS employees . . . more

Comparing a Phased Annuitant and a Reemployed Annuitant Part I: CSRS
The government now has two programs available at many agencies for retiring employees who want to remain in the federal workforce. They are "phased" retirement and "rehired" annuitants. In this column, Federal benefits expert, Ed Zurndorfer, discusses the benefits of each program for those employees under CSRS and CSRS Offset . . . more

Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Premiums to Increase in 2015
The Office of Personnel Management announced the overall average premium increase will be 3.2 percent for 2015 . . . more

Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) Returns: Monthly and Annual - G, F, C, S, I and L Funds Updated: October 2, 2014
View the latest Thrift Savings Plan returns . . . more

Changes to Federal Flexible Spending Account Program (FSAFEDS) in 2015 Announced
OPM announced the FSAFEDS program will be adopting carryover and reducing minimum elections for 2015 . . . more

Saving Social Security
With Social Security benefits having exceeded revenues since 2010, the conversation to "save" the program is heating up . . . more

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Federal Retirement Resources
2015 Checkbook Guide to Health Plans for Federal Employees and Annuitants
The guide tells you how much money you can save by changing -- or by staying in -- your health insurance plan. It summarizes thousands of facts about the plans to simplify your choice. Some agencies have arranged access to the guide for their employees. . . . more

2014 Federal Leave Chart / Record / Calendar
Keep track of your 2014 leave with this handy calendar -- downloadable in PDF and a new app for mobile devices . . . more

Federal Employee Pay Freeze Calculator
An employee group has created an online calculator to help all federal employees understand the true long-term costs to their wallet from an extended pay freeze . . . more

New Online Tool: Estimate Your Retirement Costs
Use this online tool to estimate the income you'll need as a retiree to achieve economic security . . . more








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Read federal retirement articles written by federal benefits expert and Certified Financial Planner, Edward Zurndorfer

Recent Articles & Resources
 Comparing a Phased Annuitant and a Reemployed Annuitant Part II: FERS
 Comparing a Phased Annuitant and a Reemployed Annuitant Part I: CSRS
 Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Premiums to Increase in 2015
 Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) Returns: Monthly and Annual - G, F, C, S, I and L Funds Updated: Octob
 Annuitants Likely to Receive Larger COLA Than Employee Pay Increase For the Second Consecutive Year