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Prices of These 17 Groceries Are Soaring

No, it’s not your imagination — prices are shooting higher at the grocery store. In fact, in April the index for food eaten at home posted its biggest monthly rise since February 1974, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Food costs are rising sharply at a time when the price of many other items — gasoline, apparel, car insurance, airfare and lodging away from home — are dipping…

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How Do You Waste Money? Let’s Count the Ways

We all like to think we’re responsible with money. But if you think you never throw money away, maybe it’s time to think again. Because there are probably things you pay too much for, and things you pay for that you could get for nothing. That’s what we’re talking about in this week’s “Money” podcast. As usual, I share the stage with longtime financial journalist and fellow podcaster Miranda…