Social Security

FILE - In this Dec. 21, 2020, file photo people watch as the sun sets from the Presidio in San Francisco. Rising inflation is expected to lead to a sizeable increase in Social Security's annual cost-of-living adjustment, or COLA, for 2022. Exactly how much will be revealed Wednesday morning after a Labor Department report on inflation during September, a data point used in the final calculation. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)

EXPLAINER: Why Social Security COLA will jump next year

Rising inflation is expected to lead to a sizeable increase in Social Security’s annual cost-of-living adjustment, or COLA, for the year 2022

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

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What they’re saying about the payroll tax deferral

Military members and federal employee groups worry those impacted by the president’s mandatory payroll tax deferral aren’t getting the message about the…

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USPS won’t implement payroll tax deferral after reviewing impact on employees

After reviewing the policy’s impact on the organization and workforce, the U.S. Postal Service has decided it will not implement the president’s payroll…

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Shouting ‘fire’ — or WEP or GPO — in a crowded theater

The modern day equivalent of a panic-starter is to bring up the subject of the Government Pension Offset or Windfall Elimination Provision to retired federal or state government employees, or their spouses.

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