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Consumer Confidence Takes a Breather

Consumer Confidence Takes a Breather

A key measure of consumer confidence dropped in November — just in time for the holiday shopping season. Specifically, The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index declined in November, following an improvement in October. However, we can remain optimistic. “Despite a small decline in November, Consumer Confidence remains at historically strong levels,” said Lynn Franco, Senior Director […]

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Productivity Ticks Higher

Productivity Ticks Higher

Labor productivity increased 2.2 percent during the third quarter of 2018, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports. Output increased 4.1 percent and hours worked increased 1.8 percent. From the third quarter of 2017 to the third quarter of 2018, productivity increased just 1.3 percent, reflecting a 3.7-percent increase in output and a 2.4-percent increase […]

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Record Interest Rates Push Auto Industry to a Tipping Point, According to Edmunds

Record Interest Rates Push Auto Industry to a Tipping Point, According to Edmunds

Tightening credit conditions continued to squeeze consumer wallets in October, according to the car shopping experts at Edmunds. The annual percentage rate (APR) on new financed vehicles averaged 6.2 percent in October, a 1.3 percent increase from a year ago, a 2 percent increase from five years ago, and the highest level on record since January […]

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Up to 60 months

4.00

%
APR*
Credit Cards

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%
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APR*
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4.74

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5.25

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