Just how high will interest rates go?

Apr 13, 2022
We don't know. But the Taylor principle says rates should increase at least to the level of annual inflation to control rising prices.
Among the Federal Reserve's biggest challenges is quelling consumer expectations of high inflation.
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Tater tot casserole without tater tots? Rising costs stress school lunch programs.

Apr 11, 2022
Schools provide meals to millions of kids each day, and they're closely watching food inflation.
During the pandemic, most schools were able to offer free lunches under a federal waiver. But that waiver's set to expire this summer.
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Inflation hits harder in rural areas

Feb 9, 2022
The consumer price index captures how much urban residents spend on goods and services, but it misses some of the nuance of rural life.
Gasoline, which has been going up in price, takes a larger bite out of many rural residents' budgets because they drive longer distances than urbanites do.
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