Inflation nation: The Tipline for 7 January 2022

The pain of inflation is being felt beyond the gas pump and the grocery aisles. The Federal Trade Commission’s maximum fines increased 6.2% this year due to the decline in currency value. So the next time you take out an extra quarter for that carton of eggs, take solace in knowing the deterrent effect of the FTC’s civil fining authority just got a little stronger.

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