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The Federal Employees Retirement System, or FERS, has three main parts: Social Security, the Basic Benefit Plan and the Thrift Savings Plan. While the Basic Benefit Plan requires participants to be vested employees of th... More »

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To apply for Federal Employees Retirement System, or FERS, disability retirement benefits, employees must first fully document their medical condition and apply for disability benefits from the Social Security Administra... More »

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The Thrift Savings Plan is a retirement savings and investment plan designed for federal employees and members of the uniformed services, explains TSP.gov. It is a contribution plan, meaning the available retirement mone... More »

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