Trick question: Who’s going to get the biggest pay raise next year: active-duty federal workers or federal retirees and folks who get Social Security?
After a year without a cost-of-living adjustment, federal and Social Security retirees may experience a slight pulse in the inflation catchup pipeline, says Senior Correspondent Mike Causey.
The CPI-E Act would require federal retirement programs to use the Consumer Price Index for the Elderly (CPI-E) when calculating cost-of-living adjustments. Currently the CPI used is the one for workers.
Experts who said President-elect Donald Trump couldn’t win are now guessing at his blueprint for government. But Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says they’re overlooking the obvious.
Why are so many long-time feds and retirees longing for the good old days? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says it was a time of double-digit cost-of-living adjustments.
When it comes to cost-of-living adjustments for retirees, is there anything worse than nothing? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says the only thing worse than nothing is something.
Retired federal workers don’t have to worry inflation will outpace their benefits as they grow older. Or do they? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says it all depends…
Financial planner Arthur Stein joins host Mike Causey to discuss asset allocation and what you can do to map out a much happier, less stressful retirement. October 19, 2016
If you’re expecting to lay on a big spread celebrating the January cost-of-living adjustment, forget about it, says Senior Correspondent Mike Causey. It won’t be enough to feed a crowd.
Is there a conspiracy to hold down the January inflation adjustment for federal and Social Security retirees? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey explains what some believe is going on.