Social Security Cost-of-Living Adjustment (COLA)

On October 19th, Social Security announced a 3.6 percent benefit increase for 2012.  Here is the official SSA press release, also at www.socialsecurity.gov.   Note the section:  Information about Medicare changes for 2012, when announced, will be available at www.Medicare.gov.  For some beneficiaries, their Social Security increase may be partially or completely offset by increases in Medicare…
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Greetings

Greetings.  I am Howard Kossover and I work for the Social Security Administration as Public Affairs Specialist, essentially a teacher about Social Security, for all of North Dakota and western Minnesota.  The general information posted here will include my newspaper articles as well as agency information that I think might interest readers.  I hope you find this…
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