Rising prices are on the menu for Thanksgiving this year

Rising prices are on the menu for Thanksgiving this year

As Americans prepare to gather for Thanksgiving, the high cost of both turkey and travel is gratifying on their sense of gratitude. At many family get-togethers this month, inflation will be on the menu. Wholesale turkey prices have jumped 23% from a year ago, gobbling up a big chunk of the holiday budget. Potatoes and … Read more

What Is the Consumer Price Index?

What Is the Consumer Price Index? The consumer price index, or CPI, is a measure of prices paid by US consumers for a collection of popular goods and services. Published by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the CPI is one of the measures of inflation frequently referenced by federal agencies when setting policy or … Read more

Here’s What to Do in the 1 Year Countdown to Retirement

Here's What to Do in the 1 Year Countdown to Retirement

iStock/Getty Images You’ve scrimped and saved and planned for decades, through good times and bad. Now your goal is to retire in this uncertain environment, perhaps in the next year — even though the last six months have been, well, nerve-racking, economically speaking. In July, the Labor Department reported the Consumer Price Index jumped 9.1 … Read more

A Rs 1.5 Lakh Eurotrip Now Costs Over Rs 2 Lakh — Here’S How Exchange Rates Have Singed Travel Budgets

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Foreign travel resumed with a bang after two years of COVID-induced restrictions. Global foreign tourism registered a 182 percent year-on-year rise in the January to March period, according to a recent UNWTO World Tourism Barometer. The sector is still trying to come out of pandemic losses but has faced added turbulence in the form of … Read more