Category Archives: Inflation

A Brief History of Money

As credit and debit cards gradually take over the sphere of purchasing, money becomes less and less a physical thing. Whereas a decade ago satirists were drawing images of moguls swimming in a sea of bills, this satire is shifting … Continue reading

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Inflation and the Stock Market

No one can avoid the tumultuous events that have been taking place around the world – the tsunami in Japan and the uproar in the Middle East are just two global measures that are causing economic changes around the globe. … Continue reading

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What’s The Real Story With Inflation?

 Retirees depending on Social Security income may find it coming up short to pay for necessities such as food, gasoline and heating oil. Yes, Social Security payments are inflation-adjusted, but the inflation rate used in the calculation can undervalue the … Continue reading

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