Retirement Planning

Last Chance for Open Season

Fear not, procrastinators: You still have time to make a change.

Open Season Tips and Secrets

The clock is ticking on making your health plan choices for 2020.

Work Long and Prosper

The benefits of staying on the job past age 65.

Solving the Health Plan Puzzle

A guide to evaluating your options this open season.

Featured eBooks

An Underground Journey to the Heart of Retirement Processing

A behind-the-scenes look at OPM’s Retirement Operations Center in Boyers, Pennsylvania.

Paying Your Way to a Bigger Benefit

Service credit deposits can boost your retirement annuity. But the process requires patience.

Best Dates to Retire 2020

Your annual guide to choosing an optimal day to start the next phase of your life.

5 Tips to a Quicker Retirement

Achieving your financial goals in a shorter time frame.

What Happens to Your Retirement Paperwork

A complex and often slow process unfolds after you apply.

3, 2, 1 ... Retire!

If your departure date is approaching, you may wonder how the process unfolds.