What you should know about the Social Security increase of 2017

by The Bainbridge Firm, LLC | Jan 24, 2017 | Social Security and Disability Compensation

If you are receiving Social Security benefits then you will receive an increase this year. The cost of living (COLA) will increase a whopping $0.3 percent. The worst in history yet but hey, from no increase...read more >>

What is Cost-of-Living Adjustment (COLA) in Social Security?

by Kara Dolan-West | Nov 05, 2014 | Social Security and Disability Compensation

The purpose of the COLA is to ensure that the purchasing power of Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits is not eroded by inflation. It is based on the percentage increase in the Consumer...read more >>

Social Security cost-of-living adjustments projected to increase slightly in 2015

by Kara Dolan-West | Nov 03, 2014 | Social Security and Disability Compensation

Social Security benefits are likely to increase by 1.7% in 2015, slightly more than this year’s 1.5% increase but still well below average increases over the past few decades, according to an unofficial projection by the...read more >>