MINNEAPOLIS — One of Neel Kashkari’s unofficial barometers of inflation is a big tray of frozen lasagna.
The operational chaos that engulfed Southwest Airlines Co. over the busy holiday period was a crisis decades in the making.
U.S. auto sales likely rose in December and will rebound in the new year as a recovery in vehicle production will more than offset the effects of inflation and rising interest rates.
Southwest Airlines Co. canceled almost two-thirds of its flights Tuesday, remaining hobbled by a massive winter storm that most major rivals were able to recover from with greater ease.
Anna Sutton was shocked when she received a letter from her husband’s job-based health plan stating that Humira, an expensive drug used to treat her daughter’s juvenile arthritis, was now on a long list of medications considered “nonessential benefits.”
DETROIT — Lisa Cook, a member of the Federal Reserve Board of Governors, said the Federal Reserve will continue to work to bring down inflation “until the job is done,” which includes increasing interest rates.
Holiday travel tends to be stressful, but this year, it may be even more financially so, thanks to inflation. According to a survey by Bankrate, only 43 percent of U.S. residents plan to travel for leisure purposes involving an overnight stay this holiday season. And of those who are traveling, 79 percent are modifying their travel plans due to inflation and rising prices.
Chambers to host parties, events
Walmart wraps up improvements
GREENFIELD – Amy Hughes formerly spent most of her time as a stay-at-home mom. Then she became a single mom.