Memories of the recession are fading as consumers gear up for a happy holiday spending season.
The rich are doing their best to avoid shopping temptations this year.
More than half of working Americans (57 percent) with between $50,000 and $250,000 in investable assets, defined as the mass affluent, say they will retire later than planned. That’s an increase of 36 percent from those who said the same thing a year ago. A survey by Bank of America shows that despite more effort