Q. I am a FERS employee tentatively planning to retire on my 62nd birthday (Nov. 30), which is both the end of the month and the end of a pay period. I will have over 27 years in at that point. Are there any pitfalls or cautions that I should consider that might lead me to wait until the end of the year, or longer? I am really eager to go.
A. I can’t think of any pitfalls or cautions. Go for it!