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Money, inflation

Smart Strategies To Fight Back Against Inflation

Few economists predict we’ll return to the double-digit price increases of the late 1970s and early 1980s . But knowing some of the ways consumers coped back then can help you formulate a plan to deal with rising prices.

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Prescription Drug Prices Rose 3x Faster Than Inflation

The net cost of prescription drugs, meaning sticker price minus manufacturer discounts, rose over three times faster than the rate of inflation over the course of a decade.

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Retirement: 5 ways to keep inflation at bay

The effect may not be very noticeable in the short run. But by the time you’re deep into retirement, inflation can deal a devastating blow to your savings.

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House to consider $250 payments to SS recipients

To make up for the lack of a COLA, the House will vote in November — after congressional elections — on a bill to provide $250 payments to Social Security recipients, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said.

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