Blended Retirement System Resource Center

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If you are a member of the uniformed services who will have served for fewer than 12 years on December 31, 2017, you will have an important decision to make between January 1 and December 31, 2018. You must choose whether to stay with the current retirement system or move to the new Blended Retirement System (BRS). Once you make your choice, you won’t be able to take it back, even if you change your mind before the December 31, 2018 deadline.

Here are some useful resources for those facing the decision about whether to opt into the new BRS or stay with the current system:

Articles

Blended retirement: Should I make the switch?

Blended Retirement System: What Will You Do? 6 Major Considerations Before You Choose

BRS Decision Should Consider the Whole Story

DoD Plans Benefit Revision With ‘Blended Retirement’

5 key points about the military’s new blended retirement system

New retirement plan empowers service members to make investment choices

Personnel Chiefs Worry Over Deployment Pace, New Blended Retirement

The military’s new retirement system

The new military retirement system has major flaw, financial experts warn

The U.S. Uniformed Services Blended Retirement System (1 page PDF summary)

 

Calculators

Department of Defense Blended Retirement System Comparison Calculator

USAA’s Blended Retirement System Calculator

 

Questions & Answers

Frequently Asked Questions Regarding the New Blended Retirement System

Questions and Answers about Opting into the Blended Retirement System (BRS)

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