Links & Articles on Federally Related Programs


FEA Retired Updates (the latest important updates for FEA Retired members)

Federal (FEA) Retired discussion group (Connect to our FEA retired members within NEA’s EdCommunities)

Federal Benefits Open Season

FAQs About the Windfall Elimination Provision

  • WEP reduces the Social Security benefit for retired and disabled workers receiving government pensions, i.e., a pension from non-SS-covered employment. This may or may not apply to you, depending on your work history.

What You Should Know About GPO/WEP

Thrift Savings Plan (a tax-deferred retirement savings and investment plan that offers Federal employees the same type of savings and tax benefits that many private corporations offer their employees under 401(k) plans.)

Social Security Administration (find answers to your questions regarding Social Security benefits)

Office of Personnel Management

OPM’s Frequently Asked Questions About Retirement

Federal Times Online (articles on many issues affecting Federal employees/retirees)

Federal Soup (Federal Soup provides federal employees a one-stop resource for information on their career, pay, benefits, financial planning, and retirement options.

Gov Exec  (includes articles on Federal Pay and Benefits)


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