The Pickled Prepper
A woman grocery shopping.

Saving Money as Inflation Pushes Up Food Costs

Five ways we are trying to control our food costs. Food inflation hit 11.4 percent in Augusts, is highest point since 1979.
Gas storage tanks in Switzerland

Is Hyperinflation Going to Destroy Europe?

As the price of energy in Europe skyrockets, it will drive hyperinflation in many industries that are dependent on natural gas.
Sign saying inflation ahead. Image from BigStock.

How to Live with High Inflation

Is it too late to prepare for inflation? Maybe, maybe not,but you can still learn how to live with it.
A $5 bill

Every Little Thing Now Costs $5

Inflation has gotten so bad that $5 is quickly becoming the cost for the least expensive items. We're going to need a $500 bill soon.
Personal inflation report

Don’t Expect Big Consumer Brands to Lower Prices Soon

Coca-cola, Unilever and Kimberly-Clark are just a few of the companies who say they will be raising prices again soon.
money getting vacuumed up

Inflation Continues to Soar

After making large, sudden price increases, companies appear to be making smaller price increases more frequently.
House for sale

That Crash you Heard was the Housing Market

The 30-year mortgage exceeded 6 percent earlier this week, more than double last year’s rate. And its going to get worse.
t-shirts in a retail store

Deflation and Inflation at the Same Time

Can we really have inflation and deflation at the same time? Yes, especially when in a recession. Look for deals and snap them up.
Decimated cat food shelves at Walmart

Gas, Grain and Cat Food

We are seeing some positive news as gas prices steady and grain prices drop. Does this mean the crisis is behind us?
a tanker truck

Trucking During Inflation and High Diesel Prices

If the high cost of diesel is keeping trucks off the road, I could not tell on a recent road trip. Truck traffic remains high.