Amid persistent inflation, cash-strapped consumers are tipping less

Amid persistent inflation, cash-strapped consumers are tipping less

- With inflation near record highs, fewer consumers tip 20% or more. - When it comes to takeout, tips are now down to 14.4%, on average, according to a recent report. - And still, most people say they feel pressured to tip when they normally wouldn’t because of the gratuity prompt on the iPad screen. It's the holiday season, yet Americans are feeling a little less generous. With inflation near record highs, cash-strapped consumers have started to tip less — …