The latest CPI report has good news for fans of TV, computers, and coffee, and not-so-great news for people who likes potatoes and ladies who like jackets.
Whether you want to cut benefits or boost them, raise taxes or cut them, the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget's game has it all.
It looks like the fiscal cliff deal will cut Social Security benefits by moving to "chained-CPI." The problem with that cut? It's very regressive. Here are three ways to save money in Social Security that would reduce the deficit by more than chained-CPI, and hurt the poor less.