By Mark Hulbert, MarketWatch
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Your Social Security check will be just 1.6% higher in 2020 than it is this year. Are you disappointed?
Many retirees appear to be. Their disappointment is being fueled by media coverage of the announcement last week from the Social Security Administration . That coverage has largely focused on the 2020’s COLA being lower than the 2.8% COLA in 2019 and the 2.0% in 2018.