Second Year For No Cost Of Living Adjustment For Vets and Retirees

2011 COLA and Disability Comp Watch

Week of September 13, 2010

The current Consumer Price Index shows a negative rate of inflation for the first three quarters of 2010. The CPI is the determining factor for the annual COLA for VA Disability Compensation and pensions, Military Retirement, and Social Security. Based on the current CPI rate it appears that 2011 will mark the second year in a row without a Cost of Living Adjustment.

Do these folks never buy Gas?

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