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  • The Inflation Trader
    Aw, shucks, SA didn't pick up my Wednesday column, "Fun with the CPI". Here it is: http://bit.ly/UHRy9f
    2/7/13
    Reply (6)
    • bd4uandu: Great article as usual thanks for the link.
      2/8/13
    • The Inflation Trader: Thanks. Wonder why SA didn't pick it up.
      2/8/13
    • Leftfield: Interesting. Still, one wonders how the numbers fail to register the multiplying costs that are incurred in so many family budgets.
      2/8/13
    • Leftfield: You know, the people who eat, heat, travel, pay insurance, taxes and college while keeping a roof over their heads.
      2/8/13
    • The Inflation Trader: Well, taxes aren't consumption, so they're naturally excluded. Insurance is included in medical, but indirectly & somewhat controversially
      2/8/13
    • The Inflation Trader: College costs just fall on different people differently. No one is "average" there. Either you pay em or you don't. If you do, u feel it.
      2/8/13