VERA and VSIP: Should you consider early retirement or separation?

What should you do if you receive an early retirement or buyout offer from your agency?

You’ll have some serious questions to ponder: Am I ready to retire or separate? Does this make financial sense today … and for the future? What do I do with my TSP? Will I need to replace or supplement other benefits?

Be sure to educate yourself, using resources like the downloads and websites linked from this page. Talk to your agency’s Human Resources professionals. And for a financial plan to make the most of your resources as you pursue your goals, talk to a First Command Financial Advisor. First Command has developed plans incorporating federal benefits for more than 55 years, and your Advisor can help you weigh the plusses and minuses of early retirement, continued federal employment or a new career.

Download VERA Annuity Calculation Chart (PDF)

Visit OPM’s VERA page

Visit OPM’s VSIP page

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