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Gas Prices, Unlike Our Wages, Jump

Posted on 03/15/2013 by |Money and Work | Comments

Bulletin Today | Money & SavingsIf only our wages grew at the same pace as gas prices. A new government report says that the surging price of gas, which rose 9.1 percent in February, is also to blame for pushing up inflation to the highest level in more than three years. [See 10 Ways to Save Now] The hike in gas prices accounted for most of  the 0.7 percent increase in consumer prices in February. The increase in the cost of goods and services, and gas, …