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by Cincyfed
Mon Jun 02, 2014 6:25 am
Forum: Dealing with real world situations
Topic: Federal Employee Retirement System (FERS) Pension question
Replies: 2
Views: 3733

Re: Federal Employee Retirement System (FERS) Pension questi

Thanks! That sure makes sense! You're right in that I had been using an older version and had just been using the same old inputs. Plus, I was also trying to add a little standard deviation to the inflation number to try and "stress test" my numbers. Now, I will use your suggestion, then play with t...
by Cincyfed
Sun Jun 01, 2014 3:37 pm
Forum: Dealing with real world situations
Topic: Federal Employee Retirement System (FERS) Pension question
Replies: 2
Views: 3733

Federal Employee Retirement System (FERS) Pension question

FERS employee's pensions are computed with what is commonly referred to as a diet-COLA. The pension is adjusted for inflation less one percent. I have been figuring the pension as indexed to inflation but have also included an inflation-indexed-expense, equal to one percent of the pension, for the s...