Cruising along or penny pinching in retirement? Your call.

When it comes to a comfortable annuity for life, no matter how high prices go, not all feds are treated equally.

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2021 COLA mixed bag for retirees

News that they will be getting a 1.3% cost of living adjustment in January 2021 is getting a mixed reception from federal, military and Social Security…

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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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birthday cake with lit candles for a century, one hundredth birthday

CSRS is now old enough for a Smucker’s jar

The Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS) celebrated a big birthday last Friday, but there are few federal participants left in the government’s once signature pension plan.

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