Consumer Price Index
Last-minute shoppers who turn to the Internet will pay even more for all the gifts – about $173,000.
Seniors stood outside the federal courthouse to protest connecting Social Security cost-of-living increases to chained Consumer Price Index.
Room and board will also rise. The increase for the 2013-14 academic year is slightly less than earlier estimates of a 2 percent boost.
Small businesses aren’t happy about a proposal to increase Illinois’ minimum wage.
New data shows electricity prices are way up, compared to national average.