COLA Confusion

Here’s another entry in the false facts series. This one is about the common misunderstanding among retiring employees about when …More



For the second year in a row, Social Security recipients and most federal retirees received a cost-of-living adjustment effective with …More


Sick Leave

Last week I wrote about annual leave, one of a federal employee’s best benefits, especially at the retirement when you’ll …More

The 2013 COLA

We’re all familiar with the term "counting your pennies." Well, the up-coming cost-of-living adjustment for retirees, survivors and Social Security …More