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Re: Social Security Cost of Living Increase
« Reply #10 on: October 17, 2016, 12:41:24 pm »
Social Security COLA for 2017 will be announced tomorrow.
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Re: Social Security Cost of Living Increase
« Reply #11 on: October 18, 2016, 09:09:25 am »
Three-tenths of one percent it is.

Expected later in the year is the new cost for Medicare Part B that is expected to go up some from the current $104.90 monthly. Some unlucky soles pay $166 per month for Part B and their cost is expected to go up to over $200 monthly.
"If one of the many corrupt...county-seat contests must be taken by way of illustration, the choice of Howard County, Kansas, is ideal." Dr. Everett Dick, The Sod-House Frontier, 1854-1890.
"One of the most expensive county-seat wars in terms of time and money lost...” Dr. Homer E Socolofsky, KSU

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Re: Social Security Cost of Living Increase
« Reply #12 on: March 18, 2017, 07:00:49 pm »

The latest CPI-W information was released Wednesday. Based on the figures released thus far this fiscal year, an expected Social Security COLA for next year is currently at 1%, but between now and then it can go up or down as the economy goes.
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"One of the most expensive county-seat wars in terms of time and money lost...” Dr. Homer E Socolofsky, KSU

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Re: Social Security Cost of Living Increase
« Reply #13 on: June 16, 2017, 09:44:56 am »
The latest CPI-W information was released Wednesday. Based on the figures released thus far this fiscal year, an expected Social Security COLA for next year is currently at 1%, but between now and then it can go up or down as the economy goes.

Latest is 1.3%.
"If one of the many corrupt...county-seat contests must be taken by way of illustration, the choice of Howard County, Kansas, is ideal." Dr. Everett Dick, The Sod-House Frontier, 1854-1890.
"One of the most expensive county-seat wars in terms of time and money lost...” Dr. Homer E Socolofsky, KSU

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Re: Social Security Cost of Living Increase
« Reply #14 on: August 12, 2017, 11:09:08 am »
CPI-W update from the Bureau of Labor was released yesterday.

Current projected Cost of Living increase effective with January 1 payments is 1.5%.
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"One of the most expensive county-seat wars in terms of time and money lost...” Dr. Homer E Socolofsky, KSU

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Re: Social Security Cost of Living Increase
« Reply #15 on: September 16, 2017, 11:17:36 am »
1.66% based on latest figures.

Final COLA will be based on what happens between now and October 13.
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"One of the most expensive county-seat wars in terms of time and money lost...” Dr. Homer E Socolofsky, KSU

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Re: Social Security Cost of Living Increase
« Reply #16 on: October 13, 2017, 09:23:56 am »
2.0% for 2018
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"One of the most expensive county-seat wars in terms of time and money lost...” Dr. Homer E Socolofsky, KSU

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Re: Social Security Cost of Living Increase
« Reply #17 on: October 13, 2017, 01:15:28 pm »
Yahoo Business, via an AP reporter, is seeing a 2% increase.

https://www.yahoo.com/news/social-security-benefits-another-modest-074940074.html
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