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Consumers are starting to act as if recession is imminent

Consumers are starting to act as if recession is imminent

Text size Consumer dissatisfaction is worse among households earning less than $50,000 a year, writes Dana M. Peterson. Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images About the Author: Dana M. Peterson is chief economist at the Conference Board. Consumers sense that a recession is imminent and are beginning to behave accordingly. They become more and more unhappy by …

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Here's How High Prices Really Affect Consumers During The Holidays

Here’s How High Prices Really Affect Consumers During The Holidays

Apparently, all the media is beating the drum about the high costs of vacation-related goods and services. It is as it should be. After all, giving consumers an idea of ​​what their holiday budget faces in December is very helpful, especially as the cost of goods rises in a highly inflationary economy. What is less …

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How Consumers Can Save Over $10,000 With New Climate Tax Breaks

How Consumers Can Save Over $10,000 With New Climate Tax Breaks

As Americans face mounting costs at every turn, the recently passed Cut Inflation Act of 2022 aims to provide some relief. Much of this relief comes in the form of energy tax credits, granted when you purchase certain environmentally friendly products. But which products offer kickbacks and how much can you get? Here’s what you …

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Why is everything so expensive?  Blame dynamic pricing.

Why is everything so expensive? Blame dynamic pricing.

Why is everything so expensive? Blame dynamic pricing. Oh sure, you can blame other factors, like inflation and supply chain issues, but if high prices were a murder victim, dynamic pricing would be considered one of the main suspects. What is dynamic pricing? Dynamic pricing is a pricing and profit strategy that companies use to …

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