Improving Unemployment Figures Fail To Lift Financial Mood

The Consumer Report Index for November shows that the overall financial health of consumers is slowly improving, but some setbacks will make the holiday shopping season challenging. Employment is slowly but steadily growing again. New jobs outpaced the loss of employment slightly this month. Unfortunately, consumers sentiment and trusts is falling again, hitting 45.0 after […]

Consumers May be Losing Confidence as Christmas Nears

November’s holiday spending came out strong, but many consumers are losing their confidence with new reports showing that employment numbers remain low and other financial problems rise says Consumer Report’s December Index. Details from this report show that November spending was up over the previous month, as well as last year’s November. However, the report’s […]

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