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Here's how to outsmart inflation, according to experts

Cheapism Logo By Kathryn Mancewicz of Cheapism | Slide 1 of 15: As the economy sloughs off the effects of the pandemic, suffers ongoing supply-chain issues, and deals with the shock of the Russia-Ukraine war, inflation has reared its head in a big way. Prices from the gas pump to the grocery store have skyrocketed, which can leave people feeling helpless. The Consumer Price Index jumped 9.1% from June 2021 to June 2022, according to the Labor Department. As that indicator continues to hit 40-year highs, here’s what you can do to stay ahead of increasing prices.Related: How to Get Cheaper Gas as the Price of Oil Rises

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As the economy sloughs off the effects of the pandemic, suffers ongoing supply-chain issues, and deals with the shock of the Russia-Ukraine war, inflation has reared its head in a big way. Prices from the gas pump to the grocery store have skyrocketed, which can leave people feeling helpless. The Consumer Price Index jumped 9.1% from June 2021 to June 2022, according to the Labor Department. As that indicator continues to hit 40-year highs, here’s what you can do to stay ahead of increasing prices.

Related: How to Get Cheaper Gas as the Price of Oil Rises

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