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5 Things That Will Be More Expensive in 2012

By Danielle Sullivan |

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What do you find most expensive lately for your family?

It’s unavoidable. With each passing year, prices go up.

More and more, I am finding how incredibly expensive it is to simply go supermarket shopping for our family of five. And I also find myself saying, “back when I was young” and then reminiscing about how as a teen, I could get a slice of pizza and a coke for a dollar. Now it’s an easy $5.

Many things that directly affect families are predicted to experience a hike in price in 2012 according to

Here are five of them, some surprising, some not:

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5 Things That Will Be More Expensive in 2012

New Digital Camera Models

Smartphones have quickly replaced budget friendly point-and-shoot cameras, so manufacturers and retailers are focusing more on higher-end digital SLRs, says Laura Heller of Dealnews. This year, consumers may have a hard time finding a newly-released digital camera with an inexpensive starting price, as the market is moving towards more feature-rich products.

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What do you items find most expensive lately?

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About Danielle Sullivan


Danielle Sullivan

Danielle Sullivan writes for Babble Pets. She is also an award-winning parenting writer, who authors a monthly column for NY Parenting and ASPCA Parents blog. You can read more of her work at her blog,Some Puppy To Love. Read bio and latest posts → Read Danielle's latest posts →

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  1. Mamazee says:

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