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RetireSafe Survey Says Seniors Are Struggling With Increased Costs Without an Increased Social Security Cost of Living Adjustment
Date:2/19/2010

Seniors' group urges older Americans to petition for an accurate CPI for Seniors

WASHINGTON, Feb. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Over 95 percent of the 800 seniors who were surveyed by RetireSafe recently said Social Security benefits have not kept up with the actual cost-of-living over the last five years.

In the survey, seniors said that they are struggling to make ends meet because the lack of a cost of living increase is hitting them hard.  While their living expenses are increasing more rapidly than they can keep track of, their Social Security benefits aren't keeping up.

RetireSafe, a seniors' grassroots advocacy organization with over 400,000 supporters, is calling on
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