Inflation makes life more difficult as rising prices on goods from groceries to gas consume more of our incomes.

Households up and down the income ladder cannot escape paying more for the same quantity or less. However, those hardest hit by rising prices are those with the fewest means. Take a look at the most recent inflation numbers:

Each month, we will publish price changes on common household expenses compared to one year prior. Check back regularly for updates.

Here are inflation numbers from previous months: