BY DEB WEINSTEIN – MEDILL NEWS SERVICE
The latest news from the Department of Commerce is a mix of the bad and the good.
The bad: March threw a wrench in what some had hoped was a sign of a consumer upswing — [...]
Mary Hall, the Recessionista
CLAUDIA-TERESA POU - MEDILL NEWS SERVICE
When life gives you lemons, make lemonade. I’m sure many of you have heard of that saying, advising us to make the best of what we’re given. Given our current economic situation, we should probably be changing our spending habits and do our best with a recessionary budget. So, start [...]
By Archi Sarkar- Medill News Service
That’s right! This is exactly what retailers are saying to consumers this month. Tax rebate checks totaling up to $105.7 billion are now in, and retailers are fervently hoping for all that extra money to come right through their stores.
The hope is still on…
According to a [...]