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Making Sense Of Your FERS & CSRS Retirement Options

If you’ve found yourself confused by the many exceptions, provisions and exclusions in your FERS and CSRS benefit plans, you’re certainly not alone. According to US Government Accountability Office (, more than a third of federal employees will be eligible to retire by the end of 2017. Unfortunately, federal workers often have a hard time finding retirement planning professionals who understand their CSRS and FERS plans.

This is where we come in.

We’re dedicated to being a top resource for Federal Employees to help you stay on track for a successful retirement and avoid making costly retirement-planning mistakes.

As you explore this website you’ll find easy-to-understand information including:

  • Our no-obligation Federal Edge Educational Video conducted by Brian Benham.
  • The Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS) – for those hired on January 1, 1987, and after.
  • The Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS) – for those hired before January 1, 1987.
  • The Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) - a tax-deferred retirement savings and investment plan administered by the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board.
  • Plus Free Worksheets, Online Calculators, Checklists, and so much more.

Please fill out the form to receive a no obligation Federal Retirement Benefit Analysis.

  • Calculates current and future values of your pension (annuity), TSP account plus any 401k and IRA accounts.
  • Analyzes the best election year for social security.
  • Computes future income forecasts and your best tax strategy.

You may also discover you can retire earlier than you expected or if you need to work longer to ensure a comfortable retirement.