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Changes in Social Security Benefits, 2018

In October, the Social Security Administration announced a 2% cost-of-living adjustment, or “COLA,” for Social Security payments in 2018. This increase will raise the average Social Security benefit by a little over $27 per month or about $329 a year. There had been no change in 2016 benefits and only a 0.3% increase in 2017. […]