Topic: American Institute for Economic Research
The annual cost-of-living adjustment to Social Security recipients is expected to be between a 1 to 2 percent increase, among the lowest automatic adjustments since 1975.
What a stuffed panda named Gerard can teach economists
12/07/2011 06:00 pm
Social Security recipients have not received a raise since 2009. That is set to change in 2012, when Social Security checks will be about 3.5 percent more than the last two years.
10/19/2011 12:57 am
After an unprecedented two years of no cost-of-living adjustment, Social Security is poised to boost payments in January, a private group calculates. Social Security COLA will be between 3.5 and 3.7 percent.
10/17/2011 07:06 pm
As Congress heads for a showdown on the debt ceiling, it should note a study that shows industrialized nations with lower debt did better during the Great Recession. The winner? Canada.
05/17/2011 12:46 pm
Back when the dollar was sound, American families invested in simple – and safe – instruments like savings bonds. Now, thanks to Washington’s inflationary policies, they have to chase higher – and riskier – returns.
07/23/2010 10:55 am
The Credit CARD Act will mean higher fees, higher interest rates, and lower bonus points.
02/26/2010 12:00 pm
Prices have dropped by half in a few months, and could go lower still.
11/20/2008 12:00 am
Without the integrity and restraint a gold standard provides, America may be headed on a path to hyperinflation.
11/15/2008 12:00 am
The cost of March spring wheat hit $24 a bushel Monday, double its cost two months ago.
02/27/2008 12:00 am