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Social Security Cost of Living Adjustment

Arthur Delaney

Social Security Cut Would Put More Money In Seniors' Pockets, GOP Claims | Arthur Delaney | Posted 11.05.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A controversial proposal that would save the government billions by changing the way Social Security benefits are adjusted each year wou...

What's Wrong With Social Security?

Bob Burnett | Posted 06.26.2013 | Politics
Bob Burnett

For 58 million Americans, the Social Security system works satisfactorily. Therefore, many were surprised when President Obama suggested a fix, using the chained CPI for the cost-of-living adjustment. What's wrong with the Social Security system?

Arthur Delaney

Dems Hold Press Conference To Bash Chained CPI, Won't Rule Out Voting For it | Arthur Delaney | Posted 12.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Congressional Democrats held a press conference Thursday to denounce a Social Security cut that has been embraced by President Barack Ob...

Peter G. Peterson's Money Goes to Convincing You to Take a Social Security Hit

Jeff Palmer | Posted 01.02.2013 | Politics
Jeff Palmer

You may or may not have heard of Peter G. Peterson, but he has been trying very hard lately to make you believe your Social Security is in jeopardy.

Arthur Delaney

Small Social Security Cost Of Living Adjustments Could Get Smaller | Arthur Delaney | Posted 10.16.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A coalition of 96 organizations representing veterans, the elderly, minorities and labor unions on Tuesday used the occasion of the annu...

Attention All Journalists: 8 Things You Need to Know Before Reporting on the Social Security COLA

Eric Kingson | Posted 12.15.2012 | Politics
Eric Kingson

Tomorrow morning, the Social Security Administration will post on its website the size of the Cost of Living Adjustment for 2013. Here are eight things that journalists -- newspaper, radio and TV reporters, editors, bloggers and TV anchors -- need to know.

Social Security Benefits Increasing For First Time Since 2009

AP | STEPHEN OHLEMACHER | Posted 12.19.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — That didn't last long. About 55 million Social Security recipients will get their first increase in benefits next year since 2009 &...

Lucia Graves

Harry Reid Vows To Pass Social Security Cost Of Living Benefit For Seniors | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid vowed Friday to pass a $250 cost-of-living adjustment for Social Security beneficiaries when the Senate reconvenes i...

Social Security Payments: $250 Checks Proposed By Obama For Seniors | Neil Irwin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Congressional leaders welcomed President Obama's proposal to make $250 payments to Social Security recipients Thursday, as a government report confirm...

No Diet COLA for Seniors -- Fight the Freeze and Save Social Security

Marcy Winograd | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marcy Winograd

If we accept the 2010 COLA freeze, if seniors fail to grab their bullhorns, then we may be looking at another freeze in 2012, 2013 and beyond, while the Right continues to hammer away at the big lie -- that we cannot afford Social Security.