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Inflation in Staples and Luxuries, and Whom It Affects

The cost of everyday staples is rising much faster than the cost of non-staples, which means itÕs becoming more expensive for Americans to buy the things they must have, like food and fuel. The chart below shows how much the average consumer spent on various items during 2006, and how much more they would need to spend now to buy the same amount of goods.

Inflation in Staples and Luxuries, and Whom It Affects

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