Don’t Blow It

There are a few unique things causing our current inflation cycle. The pandemic-triggered supply chain woes, the chip shortage, high demand from a resurgent job market, and Russia’s invasion into Ukraine that’s hitting us on fuel prices and soon, food prices too. But there’s at least one much more common thing that’s making inflation worse: our concerns about inflation. The Hustle with an explainer: Why thinking about inflation leads to more inflation. (Just keep telling yourself not to think about inflation and see how that goes.)

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