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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.
  4. Are Social Security benefits adjusted for inflation?

    Learn how the Social Security Administration adjusts benefit amounts for inflation, and how 1970s inflation triggered this ...
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