CSRS & FERS Disability Retirement: Recognition

People who are considering filing for disability retirement benefits under FERS & CSRS often come to a recognition that there is life after the Federal Government, right around Thanksgiving [...]

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Federal & Postal Service Disability Retirement: Hindrances
The Human Resource's Office during the processing of the Federal Disability Retirement forms

One would think that the Human Resources Department of the Agency from which a Federal or Postal employee is attempting to file a Federal Disability Retirement application, would [...]

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OPM Disability Retirement: The End Goal

The goal at the end of the process is to obtain that “approval” letter from the Office of Personnel Management. It resolves and sets aside the months of anxiety and stress compressed into a time of agonizing suspension from life’s ability to move forward; for, during that time of waiting, one cannot “move forward”, because without the knowledge of whether one can obtain the financial benefit [...]

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CSRS & FERS Disability Retirement: How Many Should Be Listed?

am often asked the question: How many medical conditions or disabilities should I list in my Applicant’s Statement of Disability (SF 3112A)? This question is often preceded by another [...]

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