As the economy battles its way back from the pandemic or suffers ongoing supply-chain issues, inflation has reared its head. Prices for some products have already skyrocketed. Other items are sure to follow — and all of it is largely out of our control, which can leave people feeling helpless. (The Federal Reserve’s recent underestimate of inflation futures probably didn’t help.) Regardless of what happens next, here’s what you can do to stay ahead of rising prices.