Articles tagged in cost of living

01.14.10

The Highest Global Inflation Rates

Stan Reybern

While those of us in the U.S. may complain about increasing costs, many countries in the world have a much higher rate of inflation. While the U.S., Canada, the UK and Spain have inflation rates below 3%, Zimbabwe has the most shocking inflation rate in the world at 12,563%.

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12.31.09

The Past, Present, and Future of Minimum Wage

Stan Reybern

The U.S.federal minimum wage was established at $.25 per hour in 1938 and has increased over the years, in theory, to keep up with inflation, cost of living, and many other factors. Although the federal minimum wage is currently set at $7.25, each individual state ultimately has the ability to set their own minimum wage. Residents of Kansas are keenly

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