Tagged: spending

TV Ad Spending Shows Signs of Revival

As television networks enter the frenzied ad-sales period known as the “upfronts,” they would seem to have a dismal story to tell. Cord-cutting is rising, ratings are sinking and ad-free streaming services such as...

Economic growth cools as consumers temper spending

The U.S. economy expanded at a slower pace in the fourth quarter as households tempered spending and businesses cut back on capital investment and made further adjustments to inventories. Gross domestic product rose at...

Black Friday Spending Drops 11%

Spending this four-day weekend is expected to fall from $57.4 billion to $50.9 billion Black Friday is starting to lose its luster. A survey of shoppers from a national retail trade group shows that...

5 Reasons You (And the Rest of Us) Are Probably Broke

5 Reasons You (And the Rest of Us) Are Probably Broke

If Americans were graded on our knowledge of personal finance, we might be looking at summer school, according to he National Foundation for Credit Counseling’s new annual financial literacy survey. “We cling tightly to...

What the Super-Rich Are Spending Their Fortunes On Now

What the Super-Rich Are Spending Their Fortunes On Now

The super rich are feeling more generous, according to new research on charitable giving. That’s good news for nonprofits. But it’s yet another sign that the divide between the wealthy and everyone else grows...