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Policy Makers Are Holding Backroom Talks on Stealth Cuts to Social Security

Some want to change the way the Social Security cost-of-living adjustment is calculated by using a new measurement — the chained CPI. This switched would result in significant cuts to Social Security benefits and mean that an eldery woman could afford food for fewer days — and eventually weeks — every month.

Policy makers are holding backroom talks on stealth cuts to Social Security