An early look at what 2019 COLA might be
Yes, it’s way too early to suggest with any certainty what the 2019 Cost Of Living Adjustment (COLA) will be and how that might affect your Social Security benefit. Actual COLA for next year won’t be determined until October, because it’s based upon the CPI-W readings for the months of July-August-September of this year. But in this Motley Fool article, Dan Caplinger uses the most recent CPI-W numbers to take a shot at predicting the future, and explaining that a higher COLA could be a double-edged sword for those who travel a lot. Click here to read more.