Friday, September 16, 2011

The impact of cpi changes

Calculated risk has an interesting post this morning that shows how CPI inflation values impact Social Security cost of living adjustments (COLA).    This is worth checking out as it adds some important context to why we might be interested cpi inflation in the first place.  The post includes lots of explanatory text regarding how all the pieces fit together to determine COLA changes.

Early Look: 2012 Social Security Cost-Of-Living Adjustment on track for 3.5% increase

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