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 15, 2015 ... Updated New-home sales were second-highest since recession after .... 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 ...
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 ...
indexed to inflation and that the elderly spend heavily on goods and services
whose prices rise ... an adequate measure of the cost of living for the elderly
population. ..... 1.04 percent for each percent increase in the new CPI. 7 Seven “
Nov 22, 2013 ... Fox News hosts help Donald Trump promote unscientific online polls as. .... has
developed a measure of the impact of inflation on seniors.
Oct 13, 2015 ... Official inflation measure ignores retirees' biggest costs; Medicare hike a focus ...
about 2016 benefit levels later this week, it will be old news.
Aug 25, 2014 ... Inflation impacts seniors differently. The Department of Labor measures that with
an experimental CPI index for the elderly called the CPI-E. Is it ...
price index (CPI), the benchmark measure of inflation ... FEDERAL RESERVE
BANK OF NEW YORK ... vided that inflation for the elderly continues to exceed.
We urge the adoption of a CPI for the elderly, or CPI-E, as a more accurate ...
consumers' day-to-day living expenses and thus measure the rate of inflation ...
Sep 7, 2011 ... Changes To Inflation Formula Will Clip Social Security Benefits, Study Says ...
because the new inflation measure may not deliver to seniors the ...