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How to recession-proof your life amid economic uncertainty

NEW YORK (AP) – Gas, food and rent prices are skyrocketing. The Federal Reserve has hiked interest rates to the highest level since 2018. The US economy has contracted for two consecutive quarters. Economists are divided on whether a recession is imminent. What is clear is that the economic uncertainty will not go away anytime …

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Business on local grocery shelves is booming (NEED LITCH PHOTOS) | Local

With gas and food prices soaring, it’s no surprise that the area’s grocery shelves are booming. “For years before the pandemic started, we’ve been seeing more families,” said Jayme Revermann, executive director of the Meeker Area Food Shelf. “This year, April and May, we ministered to 100 more families each month for the same period …

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Some Racine County Businesses Expand Despite Tough Economy | local news

Despite economic difficulties, Racine County businesses are still thriving, and some are expanding or supplementing their businesses with new equipment or advertising. Sometimes with the help of a local non-profit organization. U.S. inflation is at a 40-year high: Gasoline is up nearly 60% since 2021, food prices are up 10.4%, and housing costs are up …

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