Benefits

King-sized COLA coming — for some!

Currently, most feds in retirement left under the CSRS program so they get full COLAs. But the overwhelming majority of people working for Uncle Sam now…

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TSP

Good news: There are 98,879 federal TSP millionaires! Bad news: Too many people know it!

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(U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Erick Requadt)Senior Master Sgt. Paul Kalle, 723d Aircraft Maintenance Squadron first sergeant, speaks with a family during a Deployed Spouses Dinner Feb. 18, 2020, at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia. The monthly event is a free dinner at Georgia Pines Dining Facility designed as a ‘thank you’ for each families’ support and sacrifice while their spouse is deployed or on a remote assignment. The dinner, occurring on every third Tuesday of the month, provides an opportunity for spouses to interact with other families of deployed Airmen, key spouses and unit leadership, as well as provide a break for the spouse while military sponsor is deployed. The next Deployed Spouses Dinner will be March 17. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Erick Requadt)

DoD taking steps to scope military hunger issue

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(Bill Clark/Pool via AP)Rep. James Comer, R-Ky., talks with Chairwoman Carolyn Maloney, D-N.Y., before a House Oversight and Reform Committee regarding the on Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, May 12, 2021. (Bill Clark/Pool via AP)

Paid leave expansion for federal employees advances after contentious committee debate

The Comprehensive Paid Leave for Federal Employees Act expands paid time off to all federal workers, allowing them up to 12 weeks to recover from a personal…

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Boost your Social Security 68% — this is not a drill!

If federal retirees wait until age 70 to collect Social Security, their monthly benefits could see a big increase.

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A quick COLA catch-up

Consumer prices are going up and up, which is a good sign if you’re hoping for a high cost of living adjustment next January.

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