With you as a federal employee planning your retirement, one crucial task is calculating the amount you will receive on your FERS retirement pension (also sometimes called your FERS annuity). You need to know when you can start receiving payments and how much they will be.
This article will examine many of your questions about a FERS pension. This material doesn’t consider early retirements due to disability. Here are some things to keep in mind when calculating what your FERS pension payments will likely be — and how you can adapt these practical fundamentals for your federal retirement planning.