Americans are spending more on rent, gas, groceries, clothes and other essentials lately.
US consumer prices have climbed 6.8% annually without seasonal adjustments — the biggest increase since June 1982 — as inflation has surged due to the imbalance between demand for consumer goods and supply of those products.
We want to know: Are higher prices impacting your holiday shopping plans? Are you having trouble affording gifts for your family or friends? What trade-offs are you making? Do you plan to sit out or cut back on gift giving this year? Share your story.
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