If you’re one of the millions of people that uses a bank account to save money, then you’re actually losing money each month.  That’s because the rate of inflation is actually higher than the yields on savings accounts, CDs and even Treasury bonds.  Here’s what we mean. If you have money invested in a savings […]


If you look at the published U.S. inflation rate for 2010 it is 1.5% and for 2011 it is about 3% so far.  While I believe these numbers are accurate for what the inflation measures, I do not believe they represent the inflation rate that average families experience. I was looking at our bank and credit card […]

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