Grocery store items have hit all time highs this year following shortages, climate disasters, and a global pandemic.
The overall price hike for goods and services has risen 5.4% as of July compared to the same time last year.
Data from the Labor Department’s Consumer Price Index has specific increases for various items people purchase whether it’s occasionally or daily.
Women’s dresses are up 18.8%, gas is up 41.8%, used cars are up 41.7%, and rental cars are a whopping 73.5% more expensive.
Grocery items have seen a significant increase as well.
Apples are up 6%, milk 6.2%, fresh fish 8.5%, and steaks are up 10.7%.
Restaurant food is up 4.6%.
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