Inflationary & Deflationary Forces Seen in the Price Changes of Consumer Goods & Services

An illustration to show that inflationary forces can be seen in the price changes of some items, while deflationary forces can be seen in others.

In the current environment, debt is often being used to temporarily “afford” those items that are seeing significant price inflation:

“Price Changes 1996 to 2016: Selected Consumer Goods and Services”