Consumer Spending

This article was originally posted at: Last week’s Powerball jackpot hit a record $590.5 million, setting off a contagious wave of lottery fever. A single player from Zephyrhills, Fla., holds the winning ticket for this record jackpot. Americans dream of winning big money, so they can provide for their […]

Who’s got lottery fever?

This blog was originally posted at: Now that the holidays are over, the stress of higher credit card charges arrives with the bills. NerdWallet estimates that the average U.S. household had $14,478.78 in credit card debt in 2012 and that 46.7% of U.S. households carry credit card debt. According […]

How different demographics use credit cards

This was originally posted at: More than 150,000 people are expected to attend the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) this week in Las Vegas. Over 3,100 vendors will showcase their new and updated consumer electronic devices including high-end television sets, smartphones, smart cars, printers, and much more. The goal of the […]

Who buys consumer electronics?