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Catch 62 and Valuation and Division of Assets – Revisited By Demand

Catch 62 and Valuation and Division of Assets.

(Updated 5 November, 2017)

I’ve written about “Catch 62” several times here already, most notably:

I Thought this subject was “getting old” but there are still a lot of people affected by Catch 62 out there

Catch 62 and Valuation and Division of AssetsJudging by the search engine traffic it seems to still be a very popular subject.  … Read the rest

Who Knew? Catch 62 for FERS Employees?

Catch 62 for FERS Employees?

Think there is no Catch 62 for FERS Employees. Not long ago I was skimming over a site with a lot of interesting federal retiree information.  I noticed a headline where the author had written something like “Are You Prepared for your Annuity to Drop 40%?Read the rest

Common Catch 62 Questions

From time to time some pretty interesting comments come in here at Retired Pay regarding the good old (bad old) Catch 62 Questions

Today I got at least three comments from a fellow named Dan.  Reader Dan seems a bit upset at the “deal” he got in his retirement journey and he seems to have transferred a lot of anger and dissatisfaction to me ..… Read the rest

Pull Quotes on Steps for Catch 62 Appeal

What Federal Retirees Should Know About Their Military Service Credit Deposit, Catch 62 and the MSPB

By Christopher Attig


Federal employees with prior military service are (or should be) acutely familiar with provisions known as the “Catch-62” provision.

Certain civilian employees of the federal government who have prior military service may, by making a pre-retirement deposit, buy their post-1956 military service into their federal retirement annuity.… Read the rest

Catch 62 — Bad News — Good News

Here’s another Catch 62  question that’s both interesting and sad.  I’ve written about this subject before, Catch 62, but many haven’t seen it.  Worse yet, some know about it but fail to realize the severity of the problem.

Apparently, this was this reader’s costly error. … Read the rest

Specific “Catch 62” Guidance — Part One

Had a recent comment regarding filing appeals to allow payments for credits of retired military time for those Federal Employees who missed the chance to do so at the time they retired.

Some of these folks were not properly informed/educated by their personnel offices and now are very sorry they missed the opportunity.  … Read the rest