COLA

  • No pay raise? So grab a COLA

    Some clever, eligible federal workers are considering retiring later this year to be on the retirement roles for the January 2019 cost of living adjustment. But the problem is that time is not on their side.

  • Retirement cuts, pay freeze: ‘A realistic menace?’

    Are proposals to freeze federal pay and cut retirement benefits just political talk or, as one retiree put it, a reasonable menace?

  • Bad news may be good news for feds, retirees

    The good news for federal employees and retirees is that Congress has limited time this year to focus on issues that may impact their pay and benefits.

  • Retiree COLA likely to trump federal pay raise

    Senior Correspondent Mike Causey discusses the difference between a pay raise for federal workers and military personnel and a cost of living adjustment, or COLA, for retirees

  • Trump proposes pay freeze, new and familiar retirement cuts in 2019 budget

    President Donald Trump’s fiscal 2019 budget request includes several other recommendations that would change current retirement, health and other benefits for federal employees.

  • 2018: Time may be on your side

    Congress is likely to take another run at the federal retirement program, but time may be on the side of federal workers and retirees for a change.

  • Shutdown threat: Could this be the real thing?

    Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says we dodged a couple shutdown threats last year but now the clock is ticking again and its set to go off January 19.

  • Protecting your retirement benefits in 2018

    NARFE’s Jessica Klement joins host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn to discuss efforts by her organization and others to protect federal worker’s retirement benefits. January 10, 2017

  • 2018: Brave New World or Same Old Same Old?

    If you work for Uncle Sam the question is will 2018 be another nerve-wracking time of congress going after your retirement benefits?

  • What’s ahead for feds in 2018?

    Will 2018 be another nerve-wracking time of congress going after feds’ retirement benefits? Find out when Federal News Radio Reporters Nicole Ogrysko and Jory Heckman join host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn. January 3, 2018