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Social Security benefits would have got cost-of-living boost if elderly ...

www.marketwatch.com/story/cola-would-go-up-if-government-used-its-own-measure-of-elderly-inflation-2015-10-15

Oct 15, 2015 ... Social Security recipients miss out on $44 a month due to inflation ... In fact, the elderly inflation measure has outgained the CPI-W for the last ...

CPI-E - US Bureau of Labor Statistics

www.bls.gov/news.release/cpi.br12396.a06.htm

Economic News Release ... Although this study indicates a higher overall inflation rate for older Americans ... For example, senior-citizen discount rates are used in the CPI in proportion to their use by the urban population as a whole. ... In short, an index designed specifically to measure price change for Social Security  ...

Here's How Seniors Have Been Getting Screwed By How We ...

www.businessinsider.com/heres-how-seniors-have-been-getting-screwed-by-how-we-calculate-social-security-2013-11

Nov 22, 2013 ... Seniors are being systematically screwed over by a faulty COLA ... The Bureau of Labor Statistics has developed a measure of the impact of inflation on seniors. ... However, when SS was new, most people died shortly after ...

How Social Security Unfairly Calculates the Cost of Living for ... - U.S.

blogs.wsj.com/experts/2015/10/20/how-social-security-unfairly-calculates-the-cost-of-living-for-retirees/

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), ...

Social Security and the Consumer Price Index for the Elderly

www.newyorkfed.org/medialibrary/media/research/current_issues/ci9-5.pdf

price index (CPI), the benchmark measure of inflation ... FEDERAL RESERVE BANK OF NEW YORK ... vided that inflation for the elderly continues to exceed.

Here's How Social Security Adjusts for Inflation (and Why Seniors ...

www.fool.com/retirement/2016/06/25/heres-how-social-security-adjusts-for-inflation-an.aspx

4 days ago ... However, as you'll see, the inflation measure the SSA uses may not be working out as planned for senior citizens receiving a Social Security ...

The CPI-E – A Better Option for Calculating Social Security COLAs

www.ncpssm.org/PublicPolicy/SocialSecurity/Documents/ArticleID/1159/The-CPI-E-–-A-Better-Option-for-Calculating-Social-Security-COLAs

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 ...

Seniors squeezed by no Social Security increase - InvestmentNews

www.investmentnews.com/article/20151013/BLOG05/151019981/seniors-squeezed-by-no-social-security-increase

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.

Inflation in retirement: What you can do to keep up ...

retirementrevised.com/inflation-in-retirement-what-you-can-do-to-keep-up/

Jan 4, 2016 ... The news that Social Security beneficiaries didn't receive an inflation ... this year has renewed debate about how we measure the cost of living for seniors. ... But the higher elderly inflation rate also has implications for portfolio ...

Social Security Benefits and the Impact of the Chained CPI

www.heritage.org/research/reports/2013/05/social-security-benefits-and-the-impact-of-the-chained-cpi

May 21, 2013 ... The current debate over adopting a new measure of inflation has many ... The experimental Consumer Price Index for the Elderly (CPI-E) is an ...

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CPI for elderly is most accurate measure for calculating Social ...

thehill.com

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 ... the inflation adjustment made more conservative not more generous .... Chris Cox said new gun regulations "will do nothing to prevent the next ...

Chapter 15: Consumer Price Index for the Elderly - Social Security

www.ssa.gov

to measure changes in the economy as a whole, understates the rise in the cost of living ... as likely as the younger population to purchase a new home, the ... of the annual differences between the elderly and general inflation rates but does ...

Inflationary Effects On Seniors - WealthManagement.com

wealthmanagement.com

Apr 24, 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.