Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Wednesday, May 11, 2016 6:18 pm
By Sarah Berger ·

Changes in shopping habits have led to a parade of weak sales numbers for Macy’s.

Friday, December 05, 2014 10:53 am
By Chris Kahn ·

Looking for the real location of Santa’s workshop? A trading partner in the East dominates the holiday season.

Thursday, November 06, 2014 4:00 pm
By Stacy Jones ·

Merchants are constantly marking up or down the prices of clothing, cell phone cases, appliances, and much more simply because of their color.

Monday, August 04, 2014 6:05 am
By Doug Whiteman ·

American shopping is undergoing a huge transformation as we spend more of our time and dollars online. As e-commerce sites boom, malls wither and big-box stores struggle to hold on to shoppers and fill empty floor space that used to be occupied by recorded music and other products that we’re now much more likely to

Monday, February 24, 2014 6:05 am
By Marcie Geffner ·

Bank, retail associations form ‘cyber security partnership’ to share information.

Monday, February 24, 2014 6:05 am
By Mark Hamrick ·

How the consumer is feeling may tell us how we’ll fare when spring finally arrives.

Thursday, January 16, 2014 4:00 pm
By Allison Ross ·

The Beige Book, a compilation of reports from regional Federal Reserve banks, shows the U.S. economy continues to grow at a moderate pace.

Monday, December 02, 2013 5:30 pm
By Mark Hamrick ·

Sales over Thanksgiving weekend declined from last year, even though many stores opened on Thanksgiving.

Friday, October 11, 2013 6:05 am
By Marcie Geffner ·

The Electronic Payments Coalition says consumers aren’t seeing savings on retail products since the Durbin Amendment.

Wednesday, October 02, 2013 3:00 pm
By Marcie Geffner ·

“Both consumers and the economy are better off,” said Mallory Duncan, NRF senior vice president.

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