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New retiree diet: 99 ways to serve Hamburger Helper

If Congress and the White House change the yardstick used to measure inflation, will retirees barely notice or will they have to go on a diet of Hamburger Helper and Ramen Noodles? Check out Senior Correspondent Mike Causey's column for more.

Tags: Mike Causey , federal report , pay and benefits , benefits , retirement , COLA

Thursday - 12/20/2012, 02:00am EST

2013 - so far, so good...

Tired of those 2012 year-in-review reviews? So are we. Which is why Senior Correspondent Mike Causey has done a condensed year-in-review for 2013. Best part. It doesn't take a long time to read it.

Tags: Mike Causey , federal report , pay and benefits , retirement contributions , pay freeze

Thursday - 01/03/2013, 02:00am EST

Federal-employee, veterans groups assail proposal to limit COLAs

Federal-employee groups and veterans organizations say a legislative proposal that would result in lower cost-of-living adjustments for federal and Social Security retirees is a non-starter. Moving to a "Chained" Consumer Price Index method of calculating inflation would curtail future benefits for Social Security retirees, including federal employees and veterans, opponents of the proposal say.

Tags: Congress , budget , pay and benefits , COLA , NARFE , Bernie Sanders , retirement , Julie Tagen , Jack Moore

Friday - 11/09/2012, 08:49pm EST

Federal/Social Security COLA Stalling?

Federal, military and Social Security retirees were delighted last month when it appeared they were on track for a January cost of living adjustment of around 3.3 percent, but Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says living costs are down, believe it or not, and the COLA may be in danger of stalling.

Tags: Social Security , retirement , COLA , FERS , Mike Causey , federal report , CPI , BLS , pay and benefits

Monday - 07/18/2011, 02:01am EDT
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