Skip to site content


Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS)

A paper on a desk that says Retirement.

The Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS) is a defined benefit, contributory retirement system.

Learn More

The Federal Employees' Retirement System (FERS)

A man holding a clipboard with a page that say FERS Federal Employees' Retirement System.

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

A paper with Military Retirement on it.

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)

A piggybank with TSP on it.

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

Retirement Resources

A finger touching a screen that says Future Retirement: Planing, Pensions, Savings, Investments.

This list of resources is designed to help you learn about your Federal benefits and achieve your retirement goals.

Learn More