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Old 05-30-2006, 06:56 AM   #1
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Your CPI Differs from Announced Number

One more time....

Scott Burns column discusses why your personal rate of inflation is different (and likely higher) than the published CPI.


Numbers is hard.

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Re: Your CPI Differs from Announced Number
Old 05-30-2006, 08:00 AM   #2
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Re: Your CPI Differs from Announced Number

Yep - a tad more

One Tad = 223.07692% give or take - courtesy Hurricane Katrina, moving 1000 miles north, picking up a mortgage, health insurance, a new vehicle, furnishing a new house - various and sundry unexpected items.

Of course - my year isn't over yet - wait till later and I'll be able to come up with a more precise number.

heh heh heh heh heh heh heh heh heh heh - at 62(13th yr of ER) - I'm more worried about time than money.

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