Tag: CPI

Yogi Berra, Mae West and the CPI


What’s a Dime Worth? According to Yankee great (and the most quotable guy around) Yogi Berra, “A nickel ain’t worth a dime any more.”  Have you ever wondered what money is worth today compared to the past?  How about the dime that has been hiding in your dresser “junk drawer” [...]

The Fiscal Cliff & What it Means for the Economy


Chubby is better! I came back from a great holiday visit with my grandchildren to a pile of depressing newspapers. A “deal” was reached only temporarily avoiding the fiscal cliff. Legislation providing aid to the many victims of Sandy in our region was postponed. However, there was also an article [...]

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