What's in Your Market Basket? Why Your Inflation Rate Might Differ from the Average (Page One Economics)
Does it feel like your dollars go as far as they used to? If not, how does that mesh when reports say inflation rates are lower than average? The October 2015 issue of Page One Economics explains the disconnect between what you might experience as a consumer and what the data show.
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