Nov 22, 2013 ... Seniors Are Getting Systematically Screwed By How We Pay Social Security ...
To fix that, the BLS created a new index called CPI-E (E stands for elderly) that ...
has developed a measure of the impact of inflation on seniors.
Oct 30, 2015 ... We are using the wrong formula to determine whether or not seniors receive
accurate COLAs. ... The CPI-E is the most accurate and sensible measure of the
real costs that retired .... Never miss important news from The Hill.
Oct 15, 2015 ... New York Fed chief Dudley has an idea — homeowners should tap into equity ...
Social Security benefits would have got cost-of-living boost if elderly ... In fact, the
elderly inflation measure has outgained the CPI-W for the last ...
Others argue that the measure of inflation underlying the COLA has technical
limitations ... The BLS has constructed a new index called the Chained
Consumer Price .... NOTE: CPI-E = Consumer Price Index for the Elderly; CPI-W =
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 ...
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.
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 ...
Apr 23, 2015 ... The inflation rate experienced by seniors is higher than that of the overall
economy. ... Labor Statistics to measure the inflation affecting elderly Americans,
... paid by wealthy seniors, and introduce a new Medigap deductible.
for elderly Americans (CPI-E): 1982–2007. Over the ... Labor Statistics (BLS)
publishes measures .... cally higher rate of inflation for the elderly population as
...... nance (Federal Reserve Bank of New York) May 2003; available on the
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 ...