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When We Receive A COLA Next Year Will They Add The COLA To Both My Husband's Benefit And My Spousal Benefit?

I am receiving spousal benefits. Next year when we receive COLA, will they add COLA to my husband's PIA and recalculate the amount I receive in spousal benefits each month?

Hi. Yes. Percentage cost of living (COLA) increases are applied to all Social Security benefits, including spousal benefits.

Best, Jerry

May 24 2021 - 9:25pm
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