No, it isn’t just your imagination. You are paying more for life’s necessities, including shelter, clothing, food and gasoline. And many of the price increases are startling.

Rather than relying on anecdotal information, a researcher at Texas A&M University has studied the real costs of living in 2014 and put numbers to it.

ABC’s Jim Ryan in Dallas/Ft. Worth tells us what that scientist has come up with.

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