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Expect small '13 Social Security benefit increase

Discussion in 'Political Issues' started by DOC44, Oct 14, 2012.

  1. DOC44

    DOC44

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    Expect small '13 Social Security benefit increase

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Social Security recipients shouldn't expect a big increase in monthly benefits come January.

    snip....

    http://news.yahoo.com/expect-small-13-social-security-benefit-increase-115834282--finance.html

    Doc44
     
  2. JBnTX

    JBnTX Texas

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    "...the typical retiree can expect a raise of between $12 and $24 a month..."

    :woohoo::woohoo::woohoo::woohoo:
     


  3. I know I'm only spending 1-2% more for gasoline, auto repairs, tires, food, clothing, taxes, insurance, college tuition, postage, beer, electricity, cable, ammo, and vet bills so it seems perfectly reasonable to me. :rollingeyes:
     
  4. DOC44

    DOC44

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    official 1.7%

    Medicare part B increase will probably get most of it.

    Doc44
     
  5. series1811

    series1811 Enforcerator. CLM

    That's the really sad part. That the government has cooked the numbers on the true inflation rate so badly. We are all losing ground.
     
  6. The Maggy

    The Maggy

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    So, a possible 56 million people on the government teet are going to be voting to put more money in their pocket.

    Whats that thought that's so popular around here? Oh yeah: If you're on the take, you shouldn't be allowed to vote.