Tag: COLA

2021 Budget Proposal Would Eliminate FERS COLA, SRS

February 10, 2020 1:30 PM , Updated February 25, 2020 10:09 AM
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 , Updated January 4, 2020 5:20 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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Proposal Would Change Calculation Rate of the TSP Annuity COLA

December 17, 2019 9:14 AM , Updated February 14, 2020 2:31 PM
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

November 13, 2019 10:24 AM , Updated November 27, 2019 5:00 PM
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

October 30, 2019 1:22 PM , Updated November 11, 2019 6:33 PM
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%

October 10, 2019 9:16 AM , Updated October 25, 2019 6:15 AM
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

September 16, 2019 11:17 AM , Updated September 26, 2019 11:41 AM
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

August 14, 2019 7:39 AM , Updated October 10, 2019 8:43 AM
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

August 13, 2019 12:06 PM , Updated August 24, 2019 6:58 PM

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

July 25, 2019 4:22 PM , Updated August 9, 2019 4:09 PM
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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