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Signs of weakness in how much we make and how much we spend

Apr 29, 2013
U.S. personal income and consumer spending increased by 0.2 percent in March. Julia Coronado, chief economist with the investment bank BNP Paribas, discusses the numbers and what they mean for the economy.
Posted In: consumer spending, income, Taxes

Personal income, spending up for American consumers

Apr 1, 2013
Consumers had a strong February -- spending jumped 0.7 percent and personal income rose 1.1 percent.
Posted In: consumer, consumer spending, income

Personal income and its effects at the ballot box

Sep 27, 2012
Well we are 40 days away from Election Day here in the U.S. And there's some new polling about just how much a voter's income determines his or her vote.
Posted In: income, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, 47 percent

Do you tell people how much money you make?

Aug 24, 2012
Employees who earn less money than they feel they're worth are more likely to share their salary with friends and family. Meanwhile, those who are paid more, keep quiet.
Posted In: salary, income, pay check

The naked paycheck

Aug 24, 2012
A group of friends break the pay taboo and bare their salaries.
Posted In: salary, income

Why we're paid what we're paid

Aug 22, 2012
What to know how your company figures out your salary? Depends if you are a "pork belly" or a "gourmet sausage"
Posted In: salary, income, pay

How much you earn - the last taboo?

Aug 20, 2012
Most employees still don't feel comfortable revealing how much money they make to family, friends, and coworkers.
Posted In: salary, compensation, income

Making progress on household debt

Jun 25, 2012
The good news: Households are reducing debts. The bad news: There remains a considerable way to go.
Posted In: Mortgages, household debt, Economy, income, loans

Dad's income a predictor of his kids'

Jun 15, 2012
Americans have less economic mobility across generations than those in most other rich developed countries.
Posted In: income, family, low-income families

Recession wipes out family net worth, but not income

Jun 12, 2012
A new report from the Federal Reserve shows that the median net worth of the American househeld is down 40 percent since 2007 and income is down 7 percent.
Posted In: income, net worth, Federal Reserve, recession

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