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As inflation moderates, so does Social Security's cost-of-living adjustment

Sep 14, 2023
The 2024 cost-of-living adjustment comes out to 3.2%, a pretty modest amount compared to past years.
The annual cost-of-living adjustment, or COLA, is automatic and meant to stabilize the purchasing power of Social Security benefits.
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Social Security recipients to get their biggest cost-of-living raise in over 40 years

Oct 10, 2022
The adjustment is likely to be announced this week and expected to be around 9%. It's welcome news for recipients struggling with inflation.
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Cost of living adjustment ticks up, barely

Oct 18, 2016
COLA will increase 0.3 percent in 2017. Social Security payments remain flat.
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Receive Social Security? No increase for you next year

Oct 15, 2015
Cost of Living Adjustment is pegged to inflation, which, like old soda, is flat.

You are what you drink...

Jan 28, 2011
Whatever you call it -- soda, pop, cola -- it's hard to deny the simple pleasure of a cool, sugary, soft drink, despite how unhealthy it may be....