Category Archives: Social Security

Social Security COLA: An increase of 6% looks likely for 2022

(And here’s the esoteric and confusing way that is calculated) By David Enna, Inflation trends through June 2021 make it look likely that next year’s cost-of-living adjustment for Social Security beneficiaries could fall into a range of 5.8% to … Continue reading

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U.S. inflation surges 0.9% in June, nearly double expectations

By David Enna, U.S. inflation surged 0.9% in June, much higher than expectations. It was the fifth month in a row that actual inflation far exceeded consensus estimates. My conclusion: Economists really have no idea where inflation is heading. … Continue reading

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