Military Benefit Cuts a Tough Sell in Congress

Last month, the Military Compensation and Retirement Modernization Commission produced a report that recommended a series of changes to the military’s retirement benefit system. Among ...

Bill In Congress Would End Federal Social Security Taxes, But It May Not Get Very Far

A bill in Congress, titled the Senior Citizens Tax Elimination Act, would eliminate federal taxation of Social Security benefits. Specifically, the bill would change IRS code to no ...

Inside The Proposed Changes to Military Retirement Benefits

The Military Compensation and Retirement Modernization Commission has spent the last two years drawing up policy proposals to decrease the cost of military benefits, including retirement ...

What Does Congressional Gridlock Mean for Federal Pensions? It Might Be Good News For Workers

Gridlock has become the new norm in Congress. The last two Congressional sessions (112th and 113th) were arguably the two least-productive sessions in the history of the country. Republicans ...

New Congress Likely to Attempt Federal Pension Reform; What Should Federal Workers Expect?

The New Congress has already proved it has its eye on retirement benefits. But even with lawmakers’ eyes locked on Social Security, there may be federal pension changes coming down ...

Should Retirees Be Concerned With the New U.S. Congress? Experts Weigh In

What does the new Congress have in store for retirees in 2015? Before the legislative session began, many observers thought entitlement reform would be inevitable in a Republican-controlled ...

In Congress, Leadership Shifts Could Lead to Retirement Changes

Republicans control both houses of Congress, and there are many leadership shifts underway at the committee level as well. These shifts open the door for changes to retirement plans ...
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