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  •  Seniors cant substitute as easily if at all (1+ / 0-)
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    Medications, medical care, nursing homes. Most arent capable of driving around looking for cheaper deals.

    CPI-E is designed to calculate CPI for seniors.

    ...... Social Security blogathon March 25th thru March 29th. #HandsOffmySS FDR 9-23-33, "If we cannot do this one way, we will do it another way. But do it we will.

    by Roger Fox on Fri Apr 05, 2013 at 03:24:07 PM PDT

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    •  Neither can poor people. (0+ / 0-)

      © grover


      So if you get hit by a bus tonight, would you be satisfied with how you spent today, your last day on earth? Live like tomorrow is never guaranteed, because it's not. -- Me.

      by grover on Fri Apr 05, 2013 at 03:31:56 PM PDT

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      •  CPI-W is an urban rating, IIRC (0+ / 0-)

        ...... Social Security blogathon March 25th thru March 29th. #HandsOffmySS FDR 9-23-33, "If we cannot do this one way, we will do it another way. But do it we will.

        by Roger Fox on Fri Apr 05, 2013 at 03:59:26 PM PDT

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