... a cost-of-living index, typically to the consumer price index (CPI). A COLA
adjusts salaries based on ...
Mar 1, 2015 ... However, if the cost of living is down based on the Consumer Price Index, if you
do receive a cost of living raise of any kind, be happy with that ...
In the U.S., most cost-of-living raises are based on the Consumer Price Index (
CPI). The CPI is an approximation of how much someone must spend to attain a
According to my calculations, this increase does not even cover the cost of living.
... Over the same period, the fully loaded cost of living rose 3.7 percent. ... Then
ask what you have to do next year to get an increase greater than 4.75 percent.
This Social Security page explains the history of the annual cost-of-living (COLA)
Legislation enacted in 1973 provides for cost-of-living adjustments, or COLAs. ...
COLAs are based on increases in the Consumer Price Index for Urban Wage ...
We call such increases Cost-Of-Living Adjustments, or COLAs. Because there
has been a decline in the Consumer Price Index, there will be no COLA payable
Cost-of-Living Adjustment (COLA) Information for 2016. With consumer prices
down over the past year, monthly Social Security and Supplemental Security ...
Dec 29, 2015 ... Military members are slated for a 1.3 percent total pay raise; SESers can refer ...
Unlike the raise for GS employees, the Wage Grade increase is ...
Oct 15, 2015 ... Outlook for a COLA Increase in 2016 Still Isn't Great. July 17, 2015 23 ... There
will be no benefit increase, largely because of low gas prices.