Gone before you get to enjoy it — it’s not your imagination! Paychecks are disappearing faster these days. For the fourth month in a row the Department of Labor reports an increase in the Consumer Price index for Dallas-Fort Worth.
The CBS 11 I-Team learned that numbers on store price tags are actually hidden symbols that could help you crack the code to big savings.
Bucking the upward trend, Rangers fans will get a break, they won’t be paying quite as much to see the club in 2014 as they did in 2013.
AAA Texas on Thursday reported the average price per gallon of regular unleaded has reached $3.36. The price is 18 cents less than this time a year ago.
Breakfast is now being served with a side of sticker shock. The price of bacon is surging and the cost of other morning staples, like coffee and orange juice, is set to rise because of global supply problems.
You’ll probably start scrutinizing your shopping receipts a little more closely after you hear what happened to the CBS 11 I-Team. A popular retail store repeatedly overcharged us on typical household items we thought we were buying on sale.
Have you taken a good look at your Atmos Energy bill lately? The base charge on your bill has gone up more than 100-percent!
Texas had the most expensive statewide average on record for gasoline in 2012, with the annual average price for a gallon of regular unleaded at $3.43.
Retail gasoline prices across Texas have gone up 2 cents this week.
According to Autodata, truck and SUV sales rose 32% in February, despite soaring fuel costs. It was the biggest sales jump since before the financial crash of ’08.
The most expensive gasoline statewide was in Dallas and Fort Worth, at an average $3.78 per gallon. Amarillo has the least expensive gasoline this week, costing $3.58 per gallon.
It’s still below the national average but that’s no consolation for north Texans who have no choice but to pay up when they fill up.