inflation

Soaring Lime Prices Squeeze Margarita Fans

Lime growers in Mexico's Michoacan are jointly setting prices, a move that may be illegal and certainly adds to inflation in Mexico -- and disturbs lovers of margaritas.

Producer Prices Tick Up in January

The cost of producing goods and services in the United States rose slightly in January, with higher food prices partly offset by cheaper gas. Overall, inflation remains mild.

How Inflation Will Cut Your Taxes in 2014

When it comes to taxes, inflation's bite need not be too painful: The government makes adjustments to reflect the higher cost of living. Here's what you'll save in 2014.

6 Things That Will Cost More in 2014

Overall inflation is low, but the experts expect prices on a few things will rise far out of proportion to the average in 2014. Here are the the ones you should watch out for.

Why I'm Happy Losing Money as a Landlord

This accidental landlord loses money on his rental property every month. But he's OK with that. How his long-term plan can help him save his equity and someday turn a profit.

U.S. Consumers Spend Big in November

U.S. consumer spending posted its largest increase in five months in November, the latest suggestion of sustained strength in the economy as the year winds down.

7 Ways to Improve Your Retirement Plan

An efficient retirement plan can help shave off years of working 9 to 5 and also reduce stress because you are simply more in tune with your progress.