COLA

  • Retirement changes 2017/18: What are the odds?

    Senior correspondent Mike Causey wants to know what, if any, of the currently proposed retirement changes will go into effect, and when.

  • Are retirement changes coming in 2017/18?

    Congress and the White House are considering several proposals to slim down or eliminate portions of the federal retirement program. Will they pass and if so, how will they affect you? Find out when NARFE Legislative Director Jessica Klement joins host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn. September 20, 2017

  • Your retirement plan: when more buys you less

    Congress is tossing around a few ideas to reform federal retirement, all of which could negatively impact retirees’ spending ability.

  • Congress is back! What does that mean for you?

    Congress is considering a several proposals to reform federal retirement system. If passed, how would they impact retirees’ spending ability? Find out when Federal News Radio’s Nicole Ogrysko joins host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn. September 6, 2017

  • Following the 3 P’s: pay, pension, premiums

    The new fiscal year may bring a pay raise and a larger COLA, but it also brings higher premiums. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says keep your radar up

  • USPS employees receive latest pay raise, COLA increase under union deal

    More than 200,000 U.S. Postal Service employees have just received their first two catch-up cost-of-living adjustments, and will soon receive their third COLA.

  • How to keep inflation from eating into your pension

    Federal retirees can’t run out of money in retirement, but they can lose buying power big-time the longer they stay retired.

  • How to protect your investments from inflation

    How long should your investments last during your retirement? Find out when financial planner Arthur Stein joins host Mike Causey on this week’s Your Turn. August 23, 2017

  • Your retirement plan: 44 days and counting

    Depending on whose calendar you use, members of Congress have about 44 working days left between Labor Day and the end of 2017.

  • The elusive COLA: Up, down, why the flip-flops?

    Retirees are predicting, or praying for, a minimum 2 percent cost-of-living adjustment next January. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says we’ll have to wait and see.