There are some items you should expect to pay more to get in 2013. Take a look at DealNews.com's list of 12 things that will cost more this year.
Cars: On the plus side, you'll be spending less to gas up that new car: Higher fuel efficiency standards are driving up car costs by a couple hundred to a few thousand dollars.
Groceries: Chalk this one up to the drought. Food prices are expected to rise up to 4 percent this year.
Grain: Again, thank the drought. Expect to pay up to 3.5 percent more for baked goods and other grain items in 2013.
Health care premiums: Health care premiums are going up 6 percent on average, although exact figures depend on the state and type of plan.
High-end TVs: Ultra HD TVs, which feature high pixel densities, will go for up to $25,000. (Don't worry, though, because cheaper TVs with lower resolutions are still plentiful.)
Computers: Expensive features like retina displays on new Apples and touchscreen features on PCs as Windows 8 becomes more widely used are driving up computer costs.
Copper pipes (and products made with them): The SEC has approved a fund to trade copper, which is expected to drive up prices. As a result, products that are made using copper pipes will get more expensive. That includes things like beer, liquor, candy and residential water pipes.
Smartphones: T-Mobile is dropping its subsidies on smartphones, which most cellphone providers give consumers in turn for signing up for a long-term plan. This is likely to mean lower monthly costs on the carrier, though.
Pampering: Changes to daily deal sites are making it likely these sites will offer more discounts on physical items and fewer discounts for services like massages and spa services.
Tuition at public schools: With education costs going up and student aid and grants not keeping up, students at many public institutions can expect to pay more in tuition and fees this year.
iPhone 5 accessories: Blame this one on the iPhone 5's new Lightning connector. Since iPhone users can no longer use any connectors or docks meant for older products, users are being forced to upgrade.
Shipping: UPS and FedEX are both expected to raise shipping rates 4.5 percent to 4.9 percent this year.
Check out the original article and read more about each item at DealNews.com.
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