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  • How does NewRetirement adjust Social Security for Inflation?

    Asked by a 62 year old man from KS on 12/9/2018

    Using the general inflation (not including Health Care) that your client enters? The long term average for Social Security inflation adjustments of about 2.1%? Other? Thanks!

  • Categories: Retirement Planning, Retirement Calculators


  • Steve 


    San Francisco, CA

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  • Hi,

    To date we have been using the inflation rate set by the user, but capping it at 2%.

    We are about to change this to let it fully float with what is set by the user. Note - we are also looking at lowering pessimistic inflation assumption to be 3% based on more recent long term interest rates.



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