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Rural Americans Aren’t Included in Inflation Figures. For Them, the Cost of Living May Be Rising Faster

This story was originally published by The Conversation. When the Federal Reserve convenes at the end of January 2023 to set interest rates, it will be guided by one key bit of data: the U.S. inflation rate. The problem is, that stat ignores a sizable chunk of the country – rural America. Currently sitting at 6.5%, the rate of […]