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LIFE after 50 - Current Issue - November 2014 Vol. 24 No. 11

Social Security cost-of-living increase low for sixth year

How much will the Social Security cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) boost your benefits?

“Probably not enough to prevent a loss of benefit buying power,” says Ed Cates, Chairman of The Senior Citizens League, a nonpartisan seniors group.

The Social Security Administration recently announced that beneficiaries would receive a 1.7 percent COLA effective January 2015, the sixth consecutive year of exceptionally low growth in benefits.

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Enjoy an enchanted evening at the holiday dinner dance

1114_02_HolidayDinnerDanceDon’t forget to make your reservation for the 2014 Senior Resource Council’s Holiday Dinner Dance from 5 to 8:30 p.m. Nov. 15 at the City Auditorium, 221 E. Kiowa St.

There is no admission charge for people 55 and older for this event, which includes dinner and dancing to the New Century Big Band, but you must reserve your seats in advance.

Read more: Enjoy an enchanted evening at the holiday dinner dance