Tag: Social Security

Political Drama: From Protecting Social Security To Gutting It

By on January 29, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Political Drama: From Protecting Social Security To Gutting It

The author says that playing politics with Social Security has led to serious consequences for the program.

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Social Security Goes 0 for 7 in the Democratic Debates

By on January 21, 2020 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Social Security Goes 0 for 7 in the Democratic Debates

The author says that Social Security’s current financial forecast has become so widely accepted that people no longer question it.

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Does the USPS Owe its Retirees Health Care Like Social Security?

on January 13, 2020 in Agency News with 0 Comments

The author says that a plan put forth in Congress to remedy the ailing finances at the Postal Service would do more harm than good.

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Trump, Social Security, and Santa Claus

By on December 20, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Trump, Social Security, and Santa Claus

Recent data from SSA suggest that Social Security’s revenue is better than expected.

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What Taxes Will Federal Employees Have in Retirement?

By on December 10, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
What Taxes Will Federal Employees Have in Retirement?

What taxes can federal employees expect to pay after they retire from federal service?

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Social Security, the WEP, and Fairness

By on October 29, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Social Security, the WEP, and Fairness

The author critiques a proposed WEP reform bill and offers alternate solutions to the problem posed by the WEP.

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Another WEP Reform Bill Introduced

By on October 2, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Another WEP Reform Bill Introduced

Another bill designed to repeal the Windfall Elimination Provision and boost retirement income for federal retirees has been introduced.

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The Consequences of Working Past Age 65

By on September 25, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
The Consequences of Working Past Age 65

There are advantages to working later in life, but also some potential downsides. Here are some important points to consider.

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Federal Employees Are Lucky

By on September 19, 2019 in Pay & Benefits, Retirement with 0 Comments
Federal Employees Are Lucky

The author says that although federal employees may not think of themselves as lucky, they have plenty for which to be thankful.

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Warren’s Social Security Proposal Adds More Questions Than Answers to the Debate

By on September 18, 2019 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Warren’s Social Security Proposal Adds More Questions Than Answers to the Debate

The author offers an analysis of Elizabeth Warren’s proposal to expand Social Security.

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