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About half of Americans don't really care who makes the things they buy

Jan 4, 2018
A survey from the site The Grommet found that Americans have an "ignorance is bliss" mindset.
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Holiday travel up with consumer confidence

Nov 17, 2017
A resurgence is stocks, healthier home values and a low unemployment rate is boosting consumer optimism, which in turn means even more people are expected to travel this Thanksgiving holiday. Click the audio player above to hear the full story. 

Senate GOP votes to repeal consumer rule

Oct 25, 2017
The rule that would have allowed consumers to join together to sue their bank or credit card company to resolve financial disputes.
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What President Trump's health care order could mean for you

Oct 13, 2017
Why nothing will change right away

Actually, consumers are pretty happy

Sep 30, 2016
Consumer confidence levels are up.
Some consumers are feeling secure in their jobs.
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The FTC is dealing with more high tech issues

Mar 7, 2016
Kai talks to the FTC’s Chairwoman Edith Ramirez

Mind the gap...the rift about consumer confidence

Feb 23, 2016
Business leaders have a different image of the economy than consumers.

For public good, not for profit.

Credit: What's in your wallet?

Aug 21, 2015
Americans' FICO scores are on the rise. What's going on?

"What's a department store, Dad?"

Aug 14, 2015
The street-side retailers lost their cultural dominance; now they're losing sales.

Consumers cheer up as economy improves

Jun 12, 2015
Consumers, heartened by more secure jobs and fatter paychecks, are starting to spend.