Saturday, November 28, 2020

8 Things That Will Get More Expensive (and 3 Things That Will Be Cheaper) Post-Pandemic

 
COVID-19 is affecting the cost of many everyday items from the price of eggs to car insurance. Getty Images (2), rd.com

Charu Suri
Reader's Digest

Pandemics and prices

Every global pandemic has resulted in a severe economic impact and ripple effects reflected in the prices of items. The 1918 flu pandemic, for example, resulted in over 40 percent decline in businesses across several states and increased the demand for certain items like beds, mattresses and springs, and a decline in others (railway and industrial goods). Flash forward to today when the coronavirus pandemic has resulted in price fluctuations of many items from groceries to insurance.  Read more >>