The answer might disappoint you.
And consumers of all income levels are adopting creative strategies to make their dollars stretch farther.
Inflation has eased in many areas that had temporary spikes, from airfares to used cars. Persistent, underlying inflation is harder to tackle.
Voters will head to the polls on Sunday for the most crucial election in a generation as households continue to deal with inflation.
Many have higher expenses and are raising prices, but more consumers now have a taste for their relatively inexpensive meals.
Inflation is the highest it's been since the Reagan years — and still climbing. If it's this high now, what what will December 2022 will be like?
The snack industry is seeing inflation, so you may have to pay a higher price for those cupcakes.
China's official inflation is still under 3%, but residents complain that the cost of living in the financial hub of Shanghai just keeps getting higher.