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Im on disabilty how come i never get cost of living raises,

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im on disabilty how come i never get cost of living raises
JA: These retirement benefits are supposed to help us but they can be so complicated! The Retirement Expert will help you get the most benefits propertly. Please tell me more, so we can help you best.
Customer: can i change to regular social security so i will get cost of living raises
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Retirement Accountant should know?
Customer: no
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Social Security
Expert:  emc011075 replied 6 months ago.

Hi. My name is ***** ***** I will be happy to help you.

Social security disability benefits gets cost of living adjustment (COLA) just like regular social security benefits, but there's was no adjustment for 2016. Which means nobody got COLA increase for 2016.

You can switch to regular benefits as soon as 62 but it will not make any difference. The benefits, including COLA adjustments will be same.

Expert:  emc011075 replied 6 months ago.

I see you read my respond. Do you have any questions? Is there anything else I can help you with today?