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Windfall/Offset repeal, COLA reform: Now or ever?

Depending on which side you’re on, GPO and WEP either rightly save taxpayers a lot of money or, more commonly, they rob tens of thousands of retirees…

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(AP Photo/Jenny Kane)This Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021, photo shows a Social Security card in Tigard, Ore.  Millions of retirees on Social Security will get a 5.9% boost in benefits for 2022. The biggest cost-of-living adjustment in 39 years follows a burst in inflation as the economy struggles to shake off the drag of the coronavirus pandemic.  (AP Photo/Jenny Kane)

Social Security checks getting big boost as inflation rises

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King-sized COLA coming — for some!

Currently, most feds in retirement left under the CSRS program so they get full COLAs. But the overwhelming majority of people working for Uncle Sam now…

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October COLA reveal will jolt many retirees

A higher January COLA could mean the nation is in for an extended period of higher inflation.

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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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