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COLA Change: How Much Would You Lose?
Posted By Kim Keister On February 13, 2013 @ 2:11 pm In Washington Watch | Comments Disabled
The chained CPI  – a proposal to change the way the cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) is calculated for Social Security  and veterans benefits – can be as confusing as its name. And with it comes a number of daunting statistics:
But what impact would the chained CPI have on you specifically?
Now you can easily find out.
A new AARP online calculator shows how much less you would receive over the years if the chained CPI goes through.
Try it here .
And if you don’t like the results, you’ll have a chance to let your elected officials know.
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 chained CPI: http://www.aarp.org/politics-society/advocacy/info-02-2013/the-chained-consumer-price-index-explained.html
 Social Security: http://www.aarp.org/work/social-security/
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