Tag: COLA

1.2% COLA in 2021 for Federal Retirees and Social Security?

September 14, 2020 8:05 AM
1.2% COLA in 2021 for Federal Retirees and Social Security?

What is the likely amount for a 2021 COLA?

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How Storms in the Gulf Can Affect Your COLA

August 24, 2020 4:59 PM
How Storms in the Gulf Can Affect Your COLA

How can tropical weather affect the COLA for federal retirees? The author explains the impact two Gulf storms could have.

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Annual Pay Raise vs. COLA: How Are They Different?

Annual Pay Raise vs. COLA: How Are They Different?

There is a lot of confusion about the difference between a COLA for federal retirees and a pay raise for federal employees. Here is a summary of the differences.

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What June CPI Data Say About the 2021 COLA

July 27, 2020 11:02 AM
What June CPI Data Say About the 2021 COLA

The latest CPI-W figures suggest a small COLA for federal retirees in 2021, but the author points out that it may be the start of a more positive trend.

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GAO Weighs in on Annual COLA Calculations

June 19, 2020 6:51 AM
GAO Weighs in on Annual COLA Calculations

GAO recommends the BLS evaluate the data sources used to calculate the annual COLA as they may not be accurate.

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No COLA in 2021?

No COLA in 2021?

Is there a possibility or probability of no cost of living adjustment (COLA) in 2021 for Social Security recipients and federal retirees?

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Rewarding High Performers and Chopping Benefits

Rewarding High Performers and Chopping Benefits

OPM has released its proposed legislative changes impacting pay and benefits for the federal workforce. Here is a summary.

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New TSP Annuity COLA Computation Rate Coming in March

February 14, 2020 10:07 AM
New TSP Annuity COLA Computation Rate Coming in March

TSP annuities will have a new formula used to calculate their cost of living adjustments starting this spring.

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2021 Budget Proposal Would Eliminate FERS COLA, SRS

February 10, 2020 1:30 PM
2021 Budget Proposal Would Eliminate FERS COLA, SRS

A number of reductions to federal employees’ retirement benefits have been proposed in the President’s 2021 Budget.

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2020 Pay Raise Unfair to Retirees?

December 23, 2019 2:18 PM
2020 Pay Raise Unfair to Retirees?

Which group comes out ahead in determining a COLA or the annual federal pay raise?

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