“We expected inflation would get worse before it got better, but not this much worse. Particularly painful is the increase in food prices as we approach the holidays, and the rise in energy prices as we plan to travel more to family get-togethers.” Pandemic-related inflation is still expected to ease next year, but in the meantime, it’s worse than experts predicted. Axios: Inflation at its highest in 30 years.

+ US food banks struggle to feed hungry amid surging prices.