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Prices are falling, and not just at Walmart!

Posted June 23, 2010
Updated June 24, 2010

 It always seems like everything is more expensive these days, but according to an analysis published in U.S. News & World Report, MANY things we buy are A LOT LESS expensive now than they have been in YEARS!
     For example, the report shows while food prices are up-- the cost of small kitchen appliances like coffee makers, toasters, and blenders has dropped by about 23 percent! And if you need a new set of dishes, prices are down about 28 percent.
    Another area where you’ll find falling prices-- beyond Walmart-- is with cameras! Prices have dropped a whopping 64% since 2000.
For the complete list of products from cars, to tools to TOYS--  that are cheaper now than they used to be, click here:


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  • ghimmy51 Jun 24, 2010

    Same here. Link is bad. Searching for "cheaper" in the search box works though.

  • 3stoogesfan Jun 24, 2010

    Try this. http://money.usnews.com/money/blogs/flowchart

  • bo55 Jun 24, 2010

    Got this when I went to the link: Page Not Found!http://money.usnews.com/money/blogs/flowchart/2010/6/22/14/-things-that-are-getting-cheaper.html cannot be found!
    An external source has linked you here.
    Unfortunately we cannot control who links to us but you may wish to inform http://www.wral.com about their bad link.

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