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As the cost of living rises, Marketplace listeners share what they’re saving for

Bennett Purser and Liz Sanchez Mar 18, 2019
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As the cost of living rises, Marketplace listeners share what they’re saving for

Bennett Purser and Liz Sanchez Mar 18, 2019
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Last week the Bureau of Labor Statistics released a report confirming a rising cost of living in the United States as the consumer price index rose 0.2 percent. Although it was a small hike, it affected the prices of food, gas and rent. We called up some Marketplace listeners to get their thoughts about how much they’re spending.

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