Observations on life

2019 Social Security COLA UPDATED FOR JULY AND AUGUST CPI-W. One month to go

As of August 2018, the trend is for a 2019 COLA of 2.7%

Here is how it’s calculated. The first number is the average CPI-W for July & August 2018. The second number is the average CPI-W for July, August & September 2017.

(246.246 – 239.668) / 239.668 x 100 = 2.74% (adjusted to the nearest 1/10 of 1 percent = 2.7%)

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