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Fuel costs have stoked the inflation surge. This station in eastern San Diego County recently showed prices above $7 a gallon.

How inflation could affect borrowing, saving and even volunteering

Inflation obviously involves spending challenges. Rising prices mean consumers might need to shop more carefully, pare back on purchases and still face higher bills for food, shelter, gasoline, appliances, vacations and other purchases. With U.S. inflation now running at an annual pace of 8.6%, a four-decade high, the topic has taken on more urgency. Most economists expect inflation …

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What Is mAh, and How Does It Affect Batteries and Chargers?

What Is mAh, and How Does It Affect Batteries and Chargers?

Perutskyi Petro/Shutterstock.com When you’re shopping for a phone or a portable charger, you’re sure to run into the term milliamp hours or the abbreviation mAh. Unsure of what this means? It’s a simple concept, and figuring out what you need is relatively easy. What Are Milliamp Hours? Milliamp hours is a unit that simply measures …

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