Inflation

The US average inflation rate (and what to do about it)
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Average inflation rate: The silent killer There’s a killer out there that works quietly and strikes when people least expect it. I’m talking about average inflation rates. The average inflation rate in the US over the past 60 years is 3.7% — and while that might not seem like a lot, this number is actually a silent killer […]

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Questions About Food Inflation, Craigslist, Costco, Principles, and More!
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What’s inside? Here are the questions answered in today’s reader mailbag, boiled down to summaries of five or fewer words. Click on the number to jump straight down to the question. 1. Finding health insurance 2. Dealing with food inflation 3. Thinking about job offer 4. Enough shopping around? 5. Return of premium life insurance […]

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Inflation Worrywarts Just Need to Calm Down – Bloomberg
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Bloomberg Inflation Worrywarts Just Need to Calm DownBloombergThe Fed isn't rattled by a little rise in jobs and wages. That's what it's been seeking for years. by. Daniel Moss. @Moss_Eco More stories by Daniel Moss. February 23, 2018, 2:00 AM PST. Now that's what you call inflation. Photographer: Stephanie Keith …Dow futures climb as investors […]

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UK Economic Growth Revised Down as Consumers Hit by Inflation – Bloomberg
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Bloomberg UK Economic Growth Revised Down as Consumers Hit by InflationBloombergThe U.K. economy expanded less than previously estimated in the fourth quarter as consumers and businesses absorbed faster price increases. Gross domestic product rose 0.4 percent, compared with an initial estimate of 0.5 percent, the Office for …UK economy lagged more than thought in 2017MarketWatch […]

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Euro-Area Inflation Stuck Too Low as ECB Debates Stimulus – Bloomberg
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Bloomberg Euro-Area Inflation Stuck Too Low as ECB Debates StimulusBloombergOne development that is weighing on inflation is the euro, which is up 12 percent against the dollar this year and could act as a drag on import costs. Photographer: Akos Stiller/Bloomberg. Inflation in the euro area failed to pick up in September and …Eurozone inflation […]

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Questions About Water Filters, Credit Limits, Lifestyle Inflation, Banking Errors and More!
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What’s inside? Here are the questions answered in today’s reader mailbag, boiled down to summaries of five or fewer words. Click on the number to jump straight down to the question. 1. Income change and credit limits 2. Water filter advice 3. Figuring out lifestyle inflation 4. Upgrading wardrobe to “professional” 5. Finding specific used […]

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Questions About Summer Parties, Tea Kettles, Cooler Cooking, Lifestyle Inflation, and More!
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What’s inside? Here are the questions answered in today’s reader mailbag, boiled down to summaries of five or fewer words. Click on the number to jump straight down to the question. 1. Helping nieces and nephews 2. Sharing costs for summer party 3. Making games for camping 4. Career advice for financial success 5. Americans […]

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Fed is expected to hike interest rates Wednesday, but inflation is the wild card for markets – CNBC
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CNBC Fed is expected to hike interest rates Wednesday, but inflation is the wild card for marketsCNBCThe Federal Reserve is expected to raise interest rates by a quarter point Wednesday, but it will have to answer questions about how it can hike in a period of weakening inflation. CPI inflation data is released at 8:30 […]

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As Fed Readies Rate Rise, Inflation Slips Further From Its Goal – Bloomberg
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Bloomberg As Fed Readies Rate Rise, Inflation Slips Further From Its GoalBloombergThe worst of the price war in the U.S. mobile-phone market may be over. But the lurch down in inflation it helped trigger is not. The Federal Reserve's preferred price measure rose 1.7 percent in April from a year ago, down from 1.9 percent […]

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Six Ways to Squash Lifestyle Inflation
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If you’re like many middle-class Americans, you’ve worked hard to get ahead and earn more money. And even if your progress is slow, you’re (hopefully) inching toward a salary you can be proud of. But, even if that’s the case, you may have a problem. Just because you’re earning more doesn’t mean you’re building wealth. […]

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IMF Flags Interest Rates as Key Tool to Curb Egypt Inflation – Bloomberg
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Bloomberg IMF Flags Interest Rates as Key Tool to Curb Egypt InflationBloombergInterest rates and fiscal measures are among the tools Egypt could use to control inflation one of the highest inflation rates among emerging markets, a senior International Monetary Fund official said, fueling speculation the Washington-based lender …and more »

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