Phones are cheap, but iPhones keep getting more expensive

At the turn of the century, only about 2 percent of people in India had internet access. Thanks to cheaper and cheaper tech, you can get online in just a few minutes for maybe $100, and that’s transformed the country. We’ll look at how, and turn stateside, where iPhones are getting pricier than ever. But first: Ahead of the most-expensive midterm election ever, we’ll look at spending strategies in the final days. Plus, what you need to know about the walkout at Google.

Are you feeling the price hike?

Inflation is (slowly) creeping back up, and major companies are starting to raise prices on essentials like diapers and paper towels. On today’s show, we’ll look at whether consumers are feeling the effects and ask all of you about your price-hike breaking point. Then:?With midterms less than a week away, both parties are trying to win over Hispanic voters with more Spanish-language TV ads. But the messages are different from commercials in English. Plus, a conversation with Charles Schwab CEO?Walt Bettinger.?