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  1. How does a cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) affect my salary?

    Learn how employers add cost-of-living adjustments to workers' salaries to offset the effects of inflation or aid in a lateral ...
  2. Is Social Security inflation-protected?

    Understand how U.S. Social Security benefits are indexed to changes in prices to adjust for changes in the cost of living ...
  3. Why isn't the cost-of-living adjustment mandatory?

    Learn why increases in the cost-of-living adjustment, or COLA, for Social Security benefits don't occur each year automatically.
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