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come up with a separate measure that more accurately reflected the inflation realities of retirees

Retiree or not, 'felt' inflation might be strongly related to personal income levels.

Inflation seems to affect most of the items one needs, deflation many items one wants.

Those with low incomes see a large percentage going into necessities thus feel substantial inflation.

Those with high income can balance this more easily by profiting from deflation in e.g. tech goods.
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