Most military retirees, Federal civil service retirees and recipients of VA disability compensation will receive a 2.8% cost of living adjustment (COLA) in their payments received on or about January 1, 2019 and throughout 2019. That is an improvement over the 2.0% COLA received in 2018 and the 0.3% COLA received in 2017.
Author Jim Cramp is a retired active duty colonel and the founder and principal attorney at the Cramp Law Firm, PLLC. The firm provides a spectrum of family law-related services to clients in the greater San Antonio region, across the United States and throughout the world. The firm specializes in Federal Civil Service and Military Divorce matters.