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News To Know: Unexpected Consequences

Posted on 07/9/2008 by |Archived Contributor | Comments

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After months of watching the price of oil set and then break record price levels, we all are well aware of how much we’re paying at the pump. However, you might not even realize some of the additional troubles that can arise from high fuel prices. For starters, it looks like the price of electricity could spike nearly ten percent. In addition, many services that older Americans rely on such as home health care and home-delivered meals are being cut back in a response to the high gas prices. Just a few more things to take into account when planning for the future.