FERS Minutes* FERS vs CSRS CSRS was the old retirement system retired in 1984. CSRS is pension only while FERS is the pension, SS, and the TSP match. View Video FERS Pyramid In the last video I alluded to this concept of the FERS pyramid. It is so named because each part has a diﬀerent role to play in retirement. View Video Primary to Secondary If you are and SCE employee and you move from a primary position to a secondary one, how does that aﬀect your SCE beneﬁts? View Video Different FERS Deductions I have some information for you: you do actually pay for your FERS annuity or pension. View Video Unused Sick Leave Since January of 2014, FERS employees receive 100% credit for their unused sick leave to their retirement. This means that you could use the sick leave to get more in retirement. View Video Death Benefit Retirement What happens to your pension if you were to pass away before retirement? Find out here. View Video Government Re Employment Lets just say that you retire and miss working for the government so much, that you decide you want to go back. How does that aﬀect your annuity? View Video Disability Retirement Part 1 If you have worked 18 months or more in the government and then become disabled, you are eligible for disability retirement. View Video Disability Retirement Part 2 How much will you be expected to receive when receiving disability retirement? View Video Divorce & FERS There is a common misconception that somehow federal law automatically grants a portion of your FERS beneﬁts to a former spouse. View Video TSP Loans One way to access your funds before retirement is a TSP loan. There are two types: residential and general purpose. View Video FEGLI FEGLI is another insurance that you can carry into retirement. There are four diﬀerent options for coverage. View Video TSP Modernization Act In an early video, I explained the restrictions when it comes to withdrawing your TSP in retirement, even if you have reached age 60. View Video Bridgerland Financial and Cetera Advisors are not affiliated with the US government or any government agency.