In May, prices rose faster than expected. Average gas prices are $5 per gallon. Rent, food, and housing also cost more. Scott Horsley, NPR's chief economist, spoke to consumers who are trying to cope. Not all CEOs predict a recession aEUR", but some. NPR's David Gura reports. Chris Arnold of NPR reports on the rising cost of housing in this episode. Dennis Briggs, owner of a transportation company spoke with Ayesha Rascoe from NPR on Weekend Edition Sunday. Help NPR improve podcasts by completing a short, anonymous survey at npr.org/podcastsurvey. In participating regions, you'll also hear a local news segment to help you make sense of what's going on in your community.Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.