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Your Retirement Income: Will WEP be Repealed?

By on August 2, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Your Retirement Income: Will WEP be Repealed?

Another bill has been introduced to eliminate the WEP. What are the chances of this provision actually being repealed?

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WEP Repeal Bill Introduced

By on July 26, 2019 in Retirement with 0 Comments
WEP Repeal Bill Introduced

Legislation has been introduced to repeal the Windfall Elimination Provision.

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How Public Employee Offsets in Social Security Work

on November 9, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
The author says that the windfall elimination provision (WEP) and government pension offset (GPO) have led public sector employees to believe they are being singled out for reductions in Social Security benefits but that this is actually not the case.

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How Does the GPO Affect Your Pension?

By on January 18, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
How Does the GPO Affect Your Pension?

What is the Government Pension Offset, and how does it affect your pension?

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How Does the WEP Affect Your Retirement Income?

By on January 9, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
How Does the WEP Affect Your Retirement Income?

What is the Windfall Elimination Provision, and how can it affect your retirement income?

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Newly Re-Elected NARFE Leaders Face a ‘Perfect Storm’ of Rising Premiums Hitting Federal Retirees

By on September 8, 2016 in Retirement with 0 Comments
Newly Re-Elected NARFE Leaders Face a ‘Perfect Storm’ of Rising Premiums Hitting Federal Retirees

Federal retirees could be facing a “perfect storm” of events that could collectively cause costs for their benefits to rise sharply in 2017. NARFE has been campaigning to minimize the potential negative impact on retired federal employees.

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Federal Retirees Need To Tighten Belts While Current Employees Expect To See Pay Increases

By on July 13, 2016 in Pay & Benefits, Retirement with 0 Comments

A series of actions are leading probable declines in the take home pay of federal retirees in 2017. Current federal employees, however, are on pace to see their largest pay increase since 2010.

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House Postpones Consideration of WEP Reform Bill

By on July 13, 2016 in Retirement with 0 Comments
House Postpones Consideration of WEP Reform Bill

The House Ways and Means Committee has not advanced a bill that would have reformed the Windfall Elimination Provision as it applies to Social Security benefits of federal employees.

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CSRS Offset and Social Security: How Will Your Annuity Be Calculated?

By on June 26, 2016 in Retirement with 0 Comments

Federal employees covered under CSRS Offset have special considerations when it comes to collecting Social Security in retirement. The author describes how this works and provides some real life examples based on a hypothetical scenario.

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What is Worse Than No COLA? A Small COLA

By on May 3, 2016 in Retirement with 0 Comments
What is Worse Than No COLA? A Small COLA

What are the prospects for a cost of living adjustment (COLA) in 2017 and what are the implications for federal retirees? The author looks at the current situation.

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