Because chains and smaller eating establishments have dealt with skyrocketing costs differently, restaurant prices were not the only remedy.
Where Shrinkflation is Spreading
Obscuring the impact of inflation on products that range from cat food to coffee, shrinkflation has spread.
How the Cost of Children Has Changed
Knowing that tomorrow is National Tooth Fairy Day, the Tooth Fairy could be smiling…but not for long. Like most childcare costs, the Tooth Fairy’s expenses have been rising recently. Cost of Children Tooth Fairy If the Tooth Fairy visited your…
Where To Stash Your Cash
Displayed by Argentina’s inflation, when a local currency plunges in value, the demand for U.S. hundred dollar bills skyrockets.
Have We Climbed to Peak Inflation?
Seeing some prices start to slip downward, we can look for clues that indicate we are close to peak inflation.
Good and Bad Economic News
Although inflation is the media focus, still, looking at other criteria, we see a potentially optimistic economic outlook.
How to Hide a Price Increase
Expecting consumers to resist 8.3 percent inflation, some retailers have figured out hidden price increases that are tough to see.
Student Loan Debate Dilemmas
Misleading when we just look at $50,000 or $10,000, the student loan debate takes us to a long and complicated cost and benefit list.