Tag: COLA

2020 Pay Raise Unfair to Retirees?

By on December 23, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
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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Proposal Would Change Calculation Rate of the TSP Annuity COLA

By on December 17, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Proposal Would Change Calculation Rate of the TSP Annuity COLA

The FRTIB has proposed a change to the rate used to calculate annual increases for TSP annuities.

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Inflation and its Impact on your Federal Retirement

By on November 13, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Inflation and its Impact on your Federal Retirement

Federal retirees receive COLAs on their annuities to help offset inflation, but are there any similar options with your TSP account?

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Federal Retirees Get a 1.6 % COLA for 2020. No One is Applauding

By on October 30, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Federal Retirees Get a 1.6 % COLA for 2020. No One is Applauding

The COLA for 2020 has been met with a tepid response. The author explains how it is calculated as well as prospects for seeing higher future COLAs.

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Your 2020 COLA: 1.6%

By on October 10, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Your 2020 COLA: 1.6%

Federal retirees can expect a modest COLA in 2020 now that the official inflation data have been released.

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No Increase in Latest 2020 COLA Figure

By on September 16, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
No Increase in Latest 2020 COLA Figure

Inflation did not rear its ugly head in August. That may not be good news for federal retirees and Social Security beneficiaries.

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Calculating the 2020 COLA

By on August 14, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Calculating the 2020 COLA

We do not yet know the COLA amount for 2020 but the latest data available is now in.

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Tracking the 2020 COLA

By on August 13, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments

How is the COLA looking for Social Security recipients in 2020? The latest inflation data provide some insight.

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Pay Raise, a COLA and Locality Pay

By on July 25, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Pay Raise, a COLA and Locality Pay

What are the differences in a COLA, pay raise and locality pay? Who is impacted by each of these?

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Unbiased Survivor Annuity vs. Life Insurance

By on June 18, 2019 in Pay & Benefits, Retirement with 0 Comments
Unbiased Survivor Annuity vs. Life Insurance

What are the key differences between survivor annuities and life insurance? The author provides an explanation.

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