A Dollar’s Worth: Inflation Is Real

Abstract: Understanding the reality of inflation can help consumers make decisions in personal finance. Learn more about inflation, how it’s measured, and how the inflation rate is calculated in the December 2021 issue of Page One Economics: Focus on Finance.

Keywords: inflation; budget; Bureau of Labor Statistics; BLS; deflation; income; interest; interest rate; savings; savings account; Consumer Price Index; CPI;

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Provider: Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

Part of Series: Page One Economics Newsletter

Publication Date: 2021-12