Q. I recently retired from CBP as a FERS retiree at 67 years of age. I want to take a six month, 1,039 hours job as a Ranger/guide at the local National Park. It seems I will lose my National Park Service salary because of my CBP annuity and basically be working for free. Is this correct?
Q. I am 54 years old and have been working for the U.S. Postal Service for 22 years as a city carrier. Am I eligible for retirement? What percentage of my pay will I be able to receive? A. No, you aren’t eligible to retire now. However, you could resign from the government and apply for a deferred annuity under the MRA+10 provision. If you did, your annuity would be reduced by 5 percent for every year (5/12 percent per month) you were under age 60. Your annuity would be based on your high-3 and years of service as a FERS employee when you left.…
Q. I retired in 2004 after 21 years of federal employment on disability. Now that I’m 63 years old, I’m being told I am considered eligible for regular retirement. Has my age and time of service been used to calculate a different pay schedule?
Q. I retired from the Federal Aviation Administration in January 2013 (after 33½ years) and began receiving my CSRS annuity. I am considering returning to the FAA in an executive level position. How will my annuity payments be impacted, if at all? Will I pay into Social Security or FERS?
Q. I receive a monthly CSRS-Offset annuity of $365, which was reduced from $850. Since it has already been reduced, will I also have a reduction in my Social Security when I start taking it?
Q. I have approximately 39 years of service/contributions to the CSRS pension plan, and high-3 is approximately $95,000. What is the approximate net worth of the plan? From articles I have read, calculating this can be difficult, as there are too many variables to consider. My retirement estimate given current deductions is $3650 per month.
Q. I am 46 years old with 27 years of civil service. I would like to retire now under FERS. How does this affect the FERS base annuity and FERS supplement? My MRA is 56 years old, plus 10 months. How much of a reduction will I receive?