Federal Employee News and Commentary

The Pint-Sized COLA Is Double-Trouble
When it comes to cost of living adjustments for retirees is there anything worse than nothing? They author says the only thing worse than nothing is something [ MORE ]

A Medicare Open Enrollment Checklist
Medicare's annual open enrollment period runs from Oct. 15 to Dec. 7. For many, it can pay to re-shop coverage. [ MORE ]

As Costs Go Up, Benefits Don't Keep Pace
Tips for coping with rising health care premiums and low COLAs [ MORE ]

10 Worst States for Protecting Your Retirement Nest Egg From Taxes
These 10 states impose the highest taxes on retirees [ MORE ]

What Is the FERS Supplement Worth?
Estimating the value of this important benefit for younger retirees in the Federal Employees Retirement System [ MORE ]

Should Federal Employees Keep Long-Term Care Policy?
Despite the Sept. 30 deadline, if you are enrolled in the Federal Long-Term Care Insurance Program (FLTCIP), you still have an opportunity to reconsider your options [ MORE ]

Would Delay in a Long-Term Care Price Hike for Federal Employees Do Any Good?
Angry members of Congress are urging the Office of Personnel Management to delay a major price hike in the long-term-care insurance program for federal employees and retirees [ MORE ]