Articles Posted in the " CPI " Category

  • “What Does CPI Have To Do With My Rent?”

    That’s a fair question that tenants ask about all the time as the Consumer Price Index (CPI) measures the price change of consumer goods and service, in which real estate is not included. The answer is yes. It does affect your rent that is one of the income sources of your landlord. And it doesn’t […]

  • The cost of Christmas

    PNC’s annual gift CPI is out and Christmas is as expensive as ever! One partridge in a pear tree: $204.99 (Up from $184.99 in 2011) Two turtle doves: $125.00 (No change from 2011) Three French hens: $165.00 (Up from $150.00 in 2011) Four calling birds: $519.96 (No change from 2011) Five gold rings: $750.00 (Up […]