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Inflation makes Independence Day celebrations more expensive this year

Jul. 01, 2022 6:31 AM ETNATHBy: Yoel Minkoff, SA News Editor8 Comments

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84% of Americans plan to celebrate Independence Day this weekend, according to the National Retail Federation, though inflation will add to the cost of cookouts and festivities. Those who have plans for the holiday are forecast to

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Jorel Boston profile picture
I will pay the extra price for 'Merica.
Happy July 4th
Wishing you all success in investing.
No fireworks for us in Michigan this year. We'll get to see plenty of other people's.

Granted, it's less to do with cost than us kids (no longer kids!) worrying that grandpa is going to blow himself up with the fireworks one day ... Nobody argued when he decided to skip it for once :P
Traffic was heavy leading to / from the beaches. People are still driving, even with the high gas prices.
Anybody who voted for Biden should be forced to wear orange vests and pick up trash besides a highway this weekend as punishment for what they've done to this country..
@MJL987 what policies has he done to set off inflation? We can all wait for your “research.”
Where's the WH Tweets/press bragging about this? Not as amazing as saving $0.16 on July 4 2021? Best economy ever Jack!
Choco choco chip ice cream!
$CLU profile picture
Tell you what!
My 600 dollars for fireworks doesn't go nearly as far as last year.
How're they expecting us to make ends meet?
Jim Kimmelman profile picture
@$CLU well clearly buy $600 in fireworks instead of necessities...
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