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FERS + Debt + Retirement = Very bad idea!

Retirement with debt is a bad idea, especially if you are under the FERS program with its diet-COLA formula.

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NDAA veto could jeopardize pay and benefits for nurses, Gold Star Families and other military occupations

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

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Korean War Veterans salute as the honor guard presents the American flag at the Korean War memorial at Battery Park in New York, Friday, July 27, 2018. Korean War veterans have something extra to celebrate as they mark the 65th anniversary of the armistice that ended combat. (AP Photo/Stephen Groves)

Military retirees to get big COLA increase, troops at the border will not get danger pay

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2018 pay raise vs. COLA — and the winner is …

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?

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Bill would change equation for seniors when calculating COLAs

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….

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And you’re still working because…

It could be a long time before federal workers see another January pay raise. But for retirees, things are looking up.

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