Social Security recipients will soon receive the largest increase in their monthly benefits that they’ve seen in six years. 2017 — 0.3 percent 2016 — 0 percent (no adjustment) 2015 — 1.7 percent 2014 — 1.5 percent 2013 — 1.7 percentShow More Summary
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It's the largest increase since 2012
Many retirees will find most or all of their Social Security boost eaten up by a jump in the Medicare Part B premiums deducted from their monthly checks.
While recipients will get 2 percent more in 2018, it could go toward Medicare Part B.
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Millions of Social Security recipients and other retirees will get a 2 percent increase in benefits next year
Medicare recipients who have benefited from the "hold harmless" provision could see that advantage largely eliminated for 2018.
Social Security recipients will get a 2% increase in benefits in 2018, which is slightly lower than projected this summer but up sharply from the past two years.
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Millions of Social Security recipients and other retirees will get a 2% increase in benefits next year. It's the largest increase since 2012 but comes to only $25 a month for the average beneficiary. The Social Security Administration announced the cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) Friday. The COLA affects benefits for more...
With the release of the CPI report this morning, we now know the Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA), and the contribution base for 2018.From Social Security: Social Security Announces 2.0 Percent Benefit Increase for 2018Monthly Social...Show More Summary
The Latest on Social Security's cost-of-living increase (all times local): Millions of Social Security recipients and other retirees will get a 2 percent increase in benefits next year. It's the … Click to Continue »
Preliminary figures suggest that the annual increase will be around 2%, which would mean an extra $25 a month for the average beneficiary.