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Oct 17, 2022

Rising prices seem to be hitting us everywhere we look – in the grocery store, at the pump and even at our favorite restaurants. And, there may not be much relief in sight. A recent report showed inflation is increasing faster than the average wages of American workers. As a result, the average household will pay thousands more to purchase the same things they bought a year ago. K-State Research and Extension family resource management specialist Elizabeth Kiss (kish) says the Extension publication, When Your Income Drops, is a series that focuses on surviving during economically difficult times – a situation that many people are currently experiencing.

Sound Living is a weekly public affairs program addressing issues related to families and consumers. It is hosted by Jeff Wichman. Each episode shares the expertise of K-State specialists in fields such as child nutrition, food safety, adult development and aging, youth development, family resource management, physical fitness and more.

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