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Infographic: How the Chained CPI Affects You

The chained CPI puts your social security and veterans benefits at risk


Some Washington politicians are considering changing the cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) for Social Security and veterans benefits, resulting in a combined $146 billion in cuts over the next 10 years.

The COLA change, called the “chained CPI,” would hurt seniors and veterans already living on tight budgets stretched by rising utility costs, grocery bills, mortgages and health care.

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