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Posted on Friday, 18th May 2018 by Dennis Damp

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Are you prepared to live on reduced income until your retirement claim is processed? Those already retired know all about this, they received interim annuity payments until the final adjudication of their retirement. For me personally, it only took three months. I retired on December 31 and my first full annuity payment, with credits for […]

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Posted on Thursday, 5th April 2018 by Dennis Damp

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What would encourage a retiree to return to the workforce today? How about a 20% deduction on your new found income! Many that left federal service still have much to offer and can turn a part-time adventure into extra cash that supplements their annuity, Social Security, and TSP payouts. Today, there are many opportunities for […]

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Posted on Monday, 26th March 2018 by Dennis Damp

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions recently fired Andrew McCabe, the FBI Deputy Director 2 days before he would have become eligible for a 20 year LEO early retirement. The Justice Department’s Office of the Inspector General (OIG) reported that without authorization the Deputy Director released information to the news media. Many assume he lost his pension. […]

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Posted on Saturday, 17th March 2018 by Dennis Damp

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“Retirement is wonderful if you have two essentials — much to live on and much to live for.” The author for this quote is unknown but whomever made this observation was certainly an astute observer of the human condition. Most retire with much to live for; watching their children mature and become successful responsible adults, […]

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Posted on Tuesday, 27th February 2018 by Dennis Damp

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I receive many questions from site visitors concerning OPM’s Retiree Services Online (SOL). Their site allows users to view their annuity statements, change allotments, download their 1099R tax form, set federal and state tax withholdings, and much more. To register for the first time you must first call OPM and request a temporary password that […]

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Posted on Wednesday, 1st November 2017 by Dennis Damp

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In the past, retirement was perceived as an end of an era… sitting in your rocking chair watching life pass you by. Not as a launching pad to new and exciting vistas. Many that retired in the mid to late 1900s were simply worn out from working too hard and making too little. They suffered […]

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Posted on Wednesday, 4th October 2017 by Dennis Damp

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FEHB Premium Increases The U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) announced today that the overall average increase in total premiums for the 2018 Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Program will rise by an average of four percent. The new 2018 Federal Employee Health Benefit (FEHB) rates were published on October 4th. View the 2018 rates […]

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Posted on Saturday, 19th August 2017 by Dennis Damp

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The 2017 FEHB open season will run from November 13 through December 11, 2017.  Each year Open Season runs from the Monday of the second full workweek in November through the Monday of the second full workweek in December. Health care services providers are required to submit benefit and rate proposals for the contract term […]

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