4 Things That Are More Affordable Than Ever
Health care, and penalties for the uninsured, are two things that are more expensive this year. Ditto chocolate, coffee, eggs and electricity. That’s a hefty list. If it’s time to tweak the budget, check out cheaper groceries, adjust that thermostat a degree or two, and use candy coupon codes to indulge that cocoa craving.
But there are a few bright spots, the most obvious being gasoline. In some cities, the cost has already dropped below $1 a gallon for the first time in a decade. Money Crashers shows us three other common items we can be thankful are getting more affordable.
The bottom line is, even in the middle of a prolonged period of belt-tightening, these items are now more affordable than ever. Here’s a closer look at the factors behind these declining prices and how they’re likely to affect you.