The U.S. Consumer Price Index (CPI) is a set of consumer price indices
calculated by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). To be precise, the BLS
routinely computes many different CPIs that are...
Oct 30, 2015 ... We are using the wrong formula to determine whether or not seniors receive ...
The CPI-E is the most accurate and sensible measure of the real costs ... and the
inflation adjustment made more conservative not more generous. .... SEALs will
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Oct 15, 2015 ... Latest News .... Social Security recipients miss out on $44 a month due to
inflation measure ... In fact, the elderly inflation measure has outgained the CPI-W
for the last four years, using the same third quarter-to-third quarter ...
Mar 2, 2012 ... BLS also calculates an experimental CPI for the elderly, or CPI-E, ... the CPI-E
generally outpaced the official measures of inflation over the ...
Jun 25, 2016 ... Latest Stock Picks; News ... Regardless of how we angle the data, some nine in
10 seniors count on Social Security to help ... However, as you'll see, the inflation
measure the SSA uses may not be working out as planned for ...
Dec 11, 2012 ... It doesn't measure prices where seniors actually shop, or the goods .... commonly
cited in news accounts of government reports on inflation.
Mar 20, 2013 ... This new inflation index would also apply to the indexation of ... for imposing a
new inflation measure on the elderly that only addresses the ...
This study examines the inflation rate experienced by seniors-only ... items, such
as new cars and gasoline, according to the 2001 Survey of Household Spending.
... the inflation experienced by seniors as a group and inflation as measured by ...
Oct 15, 2015 ... proposals would base the COLA on other measures of inflation produced by the
BLS. Some ... purchasing patterns of the elderly, such as the BLS's Experimental
..... they make to the index to account for the introduction of new.
Oct 20, 2015 ... DAVID BLANCHETT: Retirees got some bad news recently when it comes to
Social ... A more comprehensive measure of general inflation is the ... price index
called the Consumer Price Index for the Elderly (62 and older), ...