CPI-E

Senior Citizens League pushes for More Effective COLA Process

It hasn’t really changed since cost-of-living adjustments (COLA) became a reality nearly 50 years ago, and the projected 2024 announcement was again based on use of the Consumer Price Index for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers (CPI-W), a statistic that…

CPI-E vs. CPI-W? A Look at What the Diffrerence would be.

The issue of how best to calculate the annual cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) for Social Security beneficiaries has surfaced as part of the discussion on reforming this massive senior benefit program, and some have advocated for an approach that better fits…

COLA Countdown: Bracing for A Drop-off from the Past Two Years

We’re about a month and a half away from the official announcement of 2024’s Social Security cost-of-living adjustment (COLA), and the airwaves have come alive with commentary about what is expected to be a substantial reduction from the 2022 (5.9%)…

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