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Hurricanes in August and September Dramatically Impacted 2018 COLA

By on October 15, 2017 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Hurricanes in August and September Dramatically Impacted 2018 COLA

Two major hurricanes were a big factor in a higher COLA for federal retirees in 2018. The author explains how this happened.

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Retirees Remain on Track for at Least Modest COLA in January

By on September 15, 2017 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Retirees Remain on Track for at Least Modest COLA in January

Without factoring in the effects of the two recent major hurricanes, federal retirees remained on track for a modest COLA in January based on August CPI data.

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Update on Harvey’s Impact on Gas Prices and COLA

By on September 5, 2017 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Update on Harvey’s Impact on Gas Prices and COLA

Hurricane Harvey has created a disruption in oil production and gas prices which could impact next year’s COLA. The author provides an update.

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TSP Relaxes Hardship Withdrawal Rules to Help Hurricane Harvey Victims

By on September 1, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
TSP Relaxes Hardship Withdrawal Rules to Help Hurricane Harvey Victims

The TSP has announced temporary relaxation of its hardship withdrawal rules to help victims of Hurricane Harvey.

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TSP Hardship Withdrawals and Hurricane Harvey

By on August 31, 2017 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
TSP Hardship Withdrawals and Hurricane Harvey

Based on past experience, the TSP may provide aid to federal employees impacted by Hurricane Harvey via hardship in-service withdrawals.

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Hurricane Harvey, Gas Prices, and COLA

By on August 25, 2017 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Hurricane Harvey, Gas Prices, and COLA

Hurricane Harvey may cause gasoline prices to jump which could ultimately be a boon to federal retirees.

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