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Seniors Lose 31 Percent of Their Buying Power Since 2000; 2013 Annual Survey of Senior Costs Finds Expenses Have Increased More Than Twice as Fast as Social Security COLA
Date:5/15/2013

come, and one in three beneficiaries rely on it for 90 percent or more of their total income.

To help protect the buying power of earned benefits, The Senior Citizens League is fighting proposals to cut COLAs. TSCL has developed an online calculator for the public to learn how much a COLA cut would cost in Social Security income. Click here to calculate your COLA Cuts..

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With about one million supporters, The Senior Citizens League is one of the nation’s largest nonpartisan seniors groups. Its mission is to promote and assist members and supporters, to educate and alert senior citizens about their rights and freedoms as U.S. Citizens, and to protect and defend the benefits senior citizens have earned and paid for. The Senior Citizens League is a proud affiliate of TREA The Enlisted Association. Visit http://www.SeniorsLeague.org for more information.

Press Contact:

Shannon Benton, Executive Director, 1-800-333-TSCL (8725) sbenton(at)tsclhq(dot)org

Mary Johnson, Social Security policy analyst, 540-832-5513, newslettersdirect(at)hughes(dot)net

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