Betsey Stevenson, NPR: "The inflation has been pretty darn stable for your whole life and even some of your parents' life. And then all of a sudden, we hit 2021, and it's like, what's happening? They should count themselves lucky for being on the younger end rather than someone watching their life savings get eroded by inflation as we talk. What we see right now in the current economy is that people who are changing jobs are getting the biggest wage increases. So look around and look for maybe another job out there that's willing to pay you more or use that outside offer to negotiate with your current boss."