You Decide: What's the best COLA
A COLA war is going on. It hit the headlines a couple of months ago,
has now subsided but is threatening to come back. It’s a war that not
only can affect those who enjoy liquid refreshments but potentially
So is this a war between the big-name soda manufacturers? Actually,
it’s not. I’m not talking about the best-tasting or most
thirst-quenching carbonated beverage. Instead, I’m referring to the
best “cost-of-living adjuster”!
Now, before you tune out, let me remind you, this version of the COLA
war has the potential to affect everyone. This is because the front
where the war will be waged is Social Security, and 90 percent of us
are in the Social Security system. So using a popular current phrase,
virtually all of us have some skin in this fight.
But just what is this COLA ...