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Report: Inflation Will Cost Average American Family $11,500 This Year
(Information Liberation) "Americans are set to pay an extra $11,500 this year if they want to enjoy the same standard of living they maintained in 2020, according to new estimates from NerdWallet," The Epoch Times reports.
From The Epoch Times:
The estimates, published in August, were based on inflation and annual spending data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Analysts at the personal finance company looked at how spending would compare this year to 2020, when the COVID-19 pandemic began.
Analysts said 2020 was the "last full year when inflation was relatively stable." In that year, the U.S. inflation rate was 1.23 percent.
As of August, inflation in the United States stands at 8.3 percent, according to BLS data…
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