Low inflation is a sign that the recovery may be losing steam.
Income inequality is on the minds of many voters right now, much like in the run-up to the 1968 presidential election.
Low interest rates hurt our ability to save.
The change will allow the central bank to keep interest rates low even if inflation tops its 2% target.
The consumer price index can affect your next raise, and Social Security cost-of-living adjustments are tied to it.
The nature of the economic crisis resulting from the pandemic means we know little about how to deal with its aftermath.
Slowing inflation isn't as dangerous as prices dropping for a long period of time. But it's important to keep disinflation in check.
For things like groceries and gasoline, prices are actually up.