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These are the products not affected by inflation

Some products have even seen prices fall. The consumer price index shows the price of televisions is down 9.5%. While smartphones are down nearly 20%.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — It feels like the price of everything is going up, but that's not the case for everything.

Let's connect the dots.

Inflation has hit a lot of us pretty hard. Everything from gas to meat is costing more than a year ago. That can make it tough to keep your budget balanced.

But there are some products that are not being affected by rising prices

While a lot of food has gone up in price, tomatoes and potatoes have seen a small increase. Experts say that's because they are easy to grow and less affected by supply chain disruptions.

Prices are also remaining stable for things like cosmetics, eyeglasses and jewelry.

Some products have even seen prices fall. The consumer price index shows the price of televisions is down 9.5%. While smartphones are down nearly 20%.

That can probably be traced back to the early days of the pandemic. Experts say it's because people rushed to purchase items to keep them entertained during lockdowns, but demand has now fallen along with prices.

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