Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS)
The Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS) is a defined benefit, contributory retirement system.
The Federal Employees' Retirement System (FERS)
The Federal Employees' Retirement System (FERS) is a three-tiered system that includes Social Security, basic annuity benefits, and the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP).Learn More
Military Service Credit at Retirement
Both FERS and CSRS covered employees may pay a military deposit to “buy” credit to have military service count for civilian retirement purposes.Learn More
Thrift Savings Plan (TSP)
The Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) is a retirement savings and investment plan. It is an essential part of FERS and a great supplement to CSRS.Learn More
This list of resources is designed to help you learn about your Federal benefits and achieve your retirement goals.