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Response to bigbrother05 (Reply #16)

Thu Oct 11, 2018, 12:18 PM

18. Social Security COLA

In short, the COLA is based on an unusual inflation index CPI-W and is determined by averaging the indexes for July, August and September and comparing that number with the same average for last year. The CPI-W index for September 2018 was set at 246.565, completing the equation needed to set the 2019 COLA at 2.8%

More here (which I suggest you READ):

https://tipswatch.com/social-security-cola/

Dump is not the omnipotent dictator you are giving him the credit for. He is not quite as powerful as you seem to think. His words are words and nothing more than pure B.S. to many of us around here.



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