Bucking the Trend
If it feels like everything is more expensive these days, that's not far from the truth. Inflation is near a 40-year record, and prices for gas, food, and other daily necessities seem to be higher every week. But there are a few exceptions. According to the latest Consumer Price Index, a handful of goods and services actually have gotten cheaper in the past year. Here's a look at the few things that might not be straining your budget right now.