What is the classic archetypal personal finance blogger post? You guessed it – it’s clearly the post that sets out why your daily Starbucks habit is killing your ability to retire. Am I right?
What do you like to spend your money on? Like most consumers you probably consume food, restaurant trips, home heating, gasoline, utilities, clothing, medical care, shelter etc. The Bureau of Labor tracks the price of a ‘basket’ of these goods and services every month, and the increase in price forms the Consumer Price Index (CPI).