Consumers, prepare your pocketbooks. You'll have to pay more for food, utilities, gasoline, phone service, cable TV and more this year, according to our inflation forecast.
However, the good news is that the prices on many other things (computers, TVs, high-tech hardware, new cars and shoes) will hold steady or drop. The folks at dealnews.com, one of our favorite Web sites for finding deals, have pinpointed 12 items that will cost less this year.
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