Putting the “Consumer” Back Into Consumer Financial Services

Editor’s note: This podcast episode is provided through an exclusive industry partnership between insideARM and Clark Hill, PLC. Podcast host Joann Needleman, a leading financial services attorney and member of the iA Legal Advisory Board, provides bite-sized hot topics in the consumer finance space. ClarkHIll content—and all insideARM articles—are protected by copyright. All rights are […]

Consumer confidence, faith in economic growth higher in Lancaster County than in nation overall, survey finds | Local Business

Steve Black senses a mood swing. Business associates, friends and family members are voicing more optimism about the future, said Black, 66, of Elizabethtown, who owns Heartwind Homes, a residential remodeling company. “I’ve seen an uptick since July,” he said, noting that many construction companies have months’ worth of backlogs […]

What does RBI’s latest consumer surveys tell us?

© Reuters Explainer: What does RBI’s latest consumer surveys tell us? The findings of RBI’s latest consumer surveys offer some insights to the general economic situation. According to this, consumers expect improvements in the general economic situation, employment conditions and income scenario during the coming year. The discretionary spending, however, […]

Consumer spending slows in Connecticut

This chart shows the percentage change in consumer spending for each state between 2018 and 2019. Contributed/U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis Consumer spending in Connecticut slowed last year, registering the lowest increase in two years. Personal expenditures on goods and services increased 2.9% in 2019, compared to 4% in 2018 […]