Reserve Component Retirement

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Synopsis

Reserve Military Retirement . . . In Plain English.

Episodes

  • Deferred Retirements for AGR Service Members

    Deferred Retirements for AGR Service Members

    18/04/2021 Duration: 08min

    Here is some important information for Active Guard / Reserve soldiers who may be considering reverting to M-Day / TPU status.

  • Recapping CRSC Calculations

    Recapping CRSC Calculations

    04/04/2021 Duration: 21min

    I had an active duty retiree ask a question about how CRSC was computed. What I found made me have to correct some things I said in previous episodes.

  • Fettinger Project Successes and Expansion

    Fettinger Project Successes and Expansion

    21/03/2021 Duration: 25min

    I have spoken of the Fettinger Project in the past. Today, I am going to talk about some of its successes, one person whom I would still like to find, and my plans to expand the concept of the project to a nationwide search.

  • Buying Military Service Into FERS

    Buying Military Service Into FERS

    16/03/2021 Duration: 14min

    A viewer left me a message on SpeakPipe asking me to talk about buying military service credit into Federal civil service, specifically the Federal Employee Retirement System (FERS). I thought this was an excellent idea. Enjoy. And learn.

  • Retired Pay and Taxes

    Retired Pay and Taxes

    07/03/2021 Duration: 14min

    I received a question recently about the taxability of different types of retired pay. While the person asking the question did not like my answer, here is the truth about it all straight from the Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS).

  • Questions from Speakpipe

    Questions from Speakpipe

    28/02/2021 Duration: 20min

    Besides email, another way to contact me is by leaving a voice message through the Speakpipe button on my website. Here are a few of the messages I've received and answers to the questions on them. I also provide advice on how to use Speakpipe itself.

  • The When I Die Folder

    The "When I Die" Folder

    15/02/2021 Duration: 17min

    Estate planning is never easy and, in fact, most people don't want to think about it at all. The people who face a harder time are those left behind. Here is a way to make a small part of that experience easier for your survivors.

  • Service After Age 60

    Service After Age 60

    07/02/2021 Duration: 11min

    I received a question from a viewer about service after age sixty. Here is a brief description of what you have to do and the circumstances in which it can be done.

  • Clarifying Reduced Retirement Age

    Clarifying Reduced Retirement Age

    31/01/2021 Duration: 13min

    I received a question from a viewer about the reduced retirement age law and regular component service. This seems like a good time to go over a few specifics about that law.

  • State Retired Pay for NG Service

    State Retired Pay for NG Service

    24/01/2021 Duration: 17min

    A few states offer their own retirement benefit for National Guard service. Here is a description of the four that I have found.

  • Active Duty SBP Provisions

    Active Duty SBP Provisions

    17/01/2021 Duration: 27min

    The Survivor Benefit Plan works differently in the case of active duty deaths. Today, DJ talks about how SBP works for active duty service members.

  • SBP and the Paid-Up Provision

    SBP and the Paid-Up Provision

    10/01/2021 Duration: 07min

    DJ talks about when SBP premiums end for retirees.

  • Advice for Tax Time

    Advice for Tax Time

    03/01/2021 Duration: 19min

    DJ gives some hints for the use of MyPay that will be helpful for tax season.

  • Five Questions from YouTube Comments

    Five Questions from YouTube Comments

    27/12/2020 Duration: 14min

    DJ answers questions from viewers.

  • Clarifying CRSC Confusion

    Clarifying CRSC Confusion

    20/12/2020 Duration: 17min

    DJ talks about how to compute CRSC.

  • Terminal Leave After Medical Boards

    Terminal Leave After Medical Boards

    13/12/2020 Duration: 10min

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  • 06/12/2020 Duration: 15min

    You're 100% disabled by the VA. You have the option to withdraw from the Survivor Benefit Plan. Is it the right option for you? With the upcoming changes to Dependency and Indemnity Compensation (DIC), maybe, maybe not. Listen to this.

  • Should I Discontinue SBP Coverage in My Third Year of Retirement?

    Should I Discontinue SBP Coverage in My Third Year of Retirement?

    29/11/2020 Duration: 25min

    DJ receives a message from DFAS with a strange offer. Here is what it means.

  • Update! Tricare Changes for 2021 (Poor Audio)

    Update! Tricare Changes for 2021 (Poor Audio)

    22/11/2020 Duration: 11min

    DJ gives a quick update about important Tricare changes coming up in 2021. Sorry for the bad audio.

  • 2021 Survivor Benefit / DIC Changes

    2021 Survivor Benefit / DIC Changes

    15/11/2020 Duration: 17min

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