The most overlooked aspects of retirement finances are longevity (inflationary impact on income) and survivor income.
The CPI-W for January 2018 was 241.919, for February it was 242.988, for March it was 243.463 and April was 244.546; all are a significant
The Social Security COLA is a reflection of overall inflation although it is based on the Consumer Price Index for urban wage earners, the CPI-W.
Gasoline is going to cost more this summer, but higher prices is good news for some Americans (sort of). Higher oil prices mean higher inflation
Democrats and groups such as Social Security Works continue to malign Republicans for calling Social Security an entitlement. I and my employer paid taxes my
The CPI-W for January 2018 was 241.919, for February it was 242.988 and for March it was 243.463 All are a significant increase over the