15 Things That Are More Expensive This Year

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What goes up doesn’t usually come down, at least when it comes to consumer prices.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Consumer Price Index — a common gauge for inflation — prices increased by 2.5% overall from January 2019 to January 2020.

Here’s a look, in no particular order, at some goods and services that saw price hikes in 2019 or that increased in price over the course of last year, meaning they are more costly in 2020 than they were a year or so ago.

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