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5 Staples That'Ll Cost You More This Year - and Why


Business  (tags: business, consumers, economy, money, finance, americans )

Nancy
- 262 days ago - dailyworth.com
The good: Many economists predict that the price of gasoline will actually decrease in 2014. The bad: Prices for a lot of other basic staples are expected to rise. Here are five big ones you'll be shelling out more for this year -- and why.



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JL A. (275)
Sunday January 12, 2014, 7:58 am
Good to know for budgeting--thanks for sharing Nancy!
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday January 12, 2014, 8:31 am
Thanks Nancy. I can certainly live without the food items on the list...pretty much do already (except for an occasional bit of dark chocolate...for medicinal purposes of course).
 

Ellen J. (89)
Sunday January 12, 2014, 6:01 pm
Good to know. Thanks, Nancy.
 

Sandi C. (234)
Sunday January 12, 2014, 6:50 pm
wages stay the same when your retired.everything else goes up.
 

Elizabeth M. (67)
Sunday January 12, 2014, 7:09 pm
Great to know, for budgeting purposes. As Sandi C says "wages stay the same when you're retired, everything else goes up".
Thank You Nancy.
 

Katie D. (85)
Sunday January 12, 2014, 8:11 pm
Very good reading, good tips!
Thank You Nancy
 

GGmaSheila D. (171)
Sunday January 12, 2014, 8:26 pm
What's new. That $11.00 increase I got from Social Security is already gone - to SNAP and rent assistance. I lose every time we get an increase because I don't get to keep it. Other costs keep going up every year, not just gas. Don't drive, no car, no license, no need for gas...no savings there.
 

Edith B. (141)
Sunday January 12, 2014, 9:02 pm
Food prices have been going up for the last five years, since the first big surge in gas prices. Prices go up, they never seem to go down. I don't begrudge the stamp increase in price. The postal service is still self supporting and has had to fight Congress to stay in business.
 

Helen Porter (40)
Sunday January 12, 2014, 9:03 pm
Thank you for the important information.

I will be Okay.
 

Bryna Pizzo (139)
Sunday January 12, 2014, 9:04 pm
Thank you!
 

Suheyla C. (229)
Sunday January 12, 2014, 9:10 pm
Thanks Nancy
 

John S. (304)
Monday January 13, 2014, 12:28 am
Doesn't seem so bad as three months of my medicine went from 18,200 to 22, 896.
 

Maria AWAY S. (102)
Monday January 13, 2014, 4:15 am
Thanks for the information, Nancy!
 

Ruth Ann W. (208)
Monday January 13, 2014, 4:43 am
TY Nancy!
 

Carlene V. (203)
Monday January 13, 2014, 6:50 am
Thank you Nancy.

@ John S. I hope you have prescription drug coverage!
 

Kyra Hazelton (70)
Monday January 13, 2014, 8:53 am
Thanks for the info, good to know so I can plan for it.....lol
 

Michael Kirkby (85)
Monday January 13, 2014, 9:33 am
Noted
 

Gloria picchetti (291)
Monday January 13, 2014, 10:33 am
I couldn't afford to live for several years already but thank you anyway.
 

Mary Donnelly (47)
Monday January 13, 2014, 4:12 pm
Thanks Nancy--more cost, less value.
 

Anna Dayton (1)
Monday January 13, 2014, 10:44 pm
I hope assistance for low income families and students and disabled people increase with these price increases. And i hope people start getting smarter since demand controls supply if people live more conservatively prices will go down.
 

Judith Hand (59)
Tuesday January 14, 2014, 11:23 am
Noted. Okey dokey; a bit of a surprise at a couple of them, but so goes capitalism with a confused Congress.
 
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