8.3 percent. That’s how much the inflation rate has risen since last April –– near a 40-year high.
Many of us now calculate what we can no longer afford, whether it’s standing in the grocery aisle, filling up the gas tank, looking at the menu at your favorite restaurant, checking the cost of the ticket for plane, deciding child custody or planning a life event.
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