Seniors may not see an increase in benefits
Although it hasn't been formally announced, the buzz on senior citizens is that they won't receive their annual Social Security cost-of-living adjustment (COLA).
"Because the consumer price index is in the negative, there probably won't be an increase in COLA this year," said Mike Syverson, office manager of the Social Security office in Alexandria.
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