Military retirees, survivors will see 1.3% increase in COLA for 2021

Those who spent decades in the military will see a modest COLA increase as coronavirus pandemic continues.

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A federal employee’s guide to Trump and Biden’s 2020 campaign platforms

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September federal retirement lower but steady as FY 2020 ends

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Fewer feds are retiring in 2020, and yes, the pandemic is (partly) to blame

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Shouting ‘fire’ — or WEP or GPO — in a crowded theater

The modern day equivalent of a panic-starter is to bring up the subject of the Government Pension Offset or Windfall Elimination Provision to retired federal…

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Want new participants to contribute more to the TSP? Do it for them.

The Thrift Savings Plan will start quietly nudging new participants to contribute more of their income toward their retirements — by doing it for them.

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FILE - In this May 27, 2020 file photo, a worker processes mail-in ballots at the Bucks County Board of Elections office prior to the primary election in Doylestown, Pa.  In every U.S. presidential election, thousands of ballots are rejected and never counted. They may have arrived after Election Day or were missing a voter's signature. That number will be far higher this year as the coronavirus pandemic forces tens of millions of Americans to vote by mail for the first time.  (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)

Trump vs. Biden and the impact on your TSP

Some savvy investors say the President has a major impact on the economy and the stock market. Others say events — not whoever is elected POTUS in November — will determine whether your Thrift Savings Plan languishes or takes off like a rocket over the next four years.

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