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Legislation Would Boost COLAs for Some Federal Retirees

By on November 20, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Legislation Would Boost COLAs for Some Federal Retirees

Recently introduced legislation has the potential to increase the size of COLAs paid to some federal retirees.

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Most Military Retirees to See Pay Increase in 2019

By on November 8, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Most Military Retirees to See Pay Increase in 2019

Most military retirees will see a pay increase next year thanks to a cost of living adjustment.

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How Does the Annual COLA Affect FERS Transferees?

By on October 31, 2018 in Q&A, Retirement with 0 Comments
How Does the Annual COLA Affect FERS Transferees?

I am a FERS Transferee. How does the cost of living adjustment (COLA) affect my annuity payment?

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When Will the COLA Increase Appear in My Annuity Check?

By on October 19, 2018 in Q&A, Retirement with 0 Comments
When Will the COLA Increase Appear in My Annuity Check?

I am a federal retiree. When will I see the annual COLA increase in my annuity payments?

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How is the Annual COLA Different from an Annual Pay Raise?

By on October 15, 2018 in Pay & Benefits, Retirement with 0 Comments
How is the Annual COLA Different from an Annual Pay Raise?

Feedback we get indicates there is confusion about differences between the annual COLA and pay raise (understandably so). The author explains the differences.

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2019 to Have Largest COLA Increase in 7 Years

By on October 11, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
2019 to Have Largest COLA Increase in 7 Years

What will the COLA increase be in 2019? Here is the new figure based on data just released early this morning.

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Largest COLA Increase Since 2012?

By on September 14, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Largest COLA Increase Since 2012?

The COLA payments starting in January 2019 will probably include the largest increase since 2012.

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4 Things to Know About Your FERS Annuity

By on August 22, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
4 Things to Know About Your FERS Annuity

Are you aware of these four key elements of your FERS annuity?

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Calculating the 2019 COLA Increase

By on August 14, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Calculating the 2019 COLA Increase

How is the COLA calculated and what can federal retirees likely expect for next year?

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Who’s to Blame? Will Feds be Culpable for Lower Income and Lost Benefits?

By on June 5, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Who’s to Blame? Will Feds be Culpable for Lower Income and Lost Benefits?

Recent news about proposed benefits cuts has many current and former federal employees worried. How might they impact one’s retirement if enacted?

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