Monthly Archives: May 2011

Big Lie #1 Revisited – Paying Social Security Benefits Makes The Deficit Worse

Remember back to February, when I wrote Big Lie #1 – Cutting Social Security’s Administrative Budget Helps Reduce the Deficit. At that time, I was only talking about the administrative budget, which is the money SSA needs to process the … Continue reading

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2012 COLA Watch (May Report — Updated Monthly)

Social Security determines its succeeding year’s COLA in October each year by comparing the average CPI-W for July through September of that same year to the average CPI-W for July through September of the last year which produced a COLA. … Continue reading

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Absence From The Blog

I have had a small personal emergency which has kept me from devoting much attention to this blog. The situation will be resolved in a couple of days and I will return to full blog activity then. The May update … Continue reading

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